Donald E. "Don" Graham
Donald E. “Don” Graham, 62, passed away Friday, July 8th, in Salina. He was born April 13, 1954 in Junction City, the son of Glen K. and Phyllis E. (Root) Graham. Growing up in Abilene, Don attended local schools and graduated from Abilene High School with the class of 1972. He had been employed by the Santa Fe Railroad, Tony’s Pizza and Russell Stover Candies. On January 20, 1995, Don married Patty Tyler. All of their married life has been spent in Abilene. He enjoyed spending time with family and friends, wildlife photography and computers. Don was preceded in death by his father. He was a member of the Grace Baptist Church in Chapman.
Don is survived by: his wife, Patty Graham, of Abilene; son, Michael Graham, of Lawrence; sister, Cyndi Hockenberger, of Topeka; brother, Larry Graham, of Topeka; two grandsons, Malcolm and Maxwell Graham and mother, Phyllis Graham, of Topeka. The family has chosen cremation. A memorial service will be held 10:30 AM Monday, July 11th, at the Danner Funeral Home with Pastor Brian Reeves officiating. Inurnment will follow in the Indian Hill Cemetery in Chapman. The family suggests memorial contributions in his name be made to the Tammy Walker Cancer Center. They may be left at or sent in care of the Danner Funeral Home POB 758 Abilene, Kansas 67410.