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GRAFF – Emil

February 16, 1920 – March 25, 2011

It is with sadness that we announce the passing of Emil Graff on Friday, March 25, 2011 at the age of 91 years.

Emil is survived by his sons, Garry and Brent; daughter-in-law Cecile; grandson Kirk; sister Lily; and brother Jack. He was predeceased by his wife of sixty-four years, Elma; brothers, Albert, Herbert and Ken; and sisters, Alice, Annie, Emma, Betty, and Violet.

Although Emil’s trade was as a sheet metal worker, his great passion was for music. He started playing at an early age and continued performing well into his 80’s. His smooth style of playing and versatility in musicianship was appreciated by all who performed with him or anyone who enjoyed his music.

A Memorial Service will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S, Chapel of the Bells (2720 Centre Street North) on Friday, April 1, 2011 at 10:30 a.m. Graveside Service to follow at Queen’s Park Cemetery. Please Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com.

In living memory of Emil Graff, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Chapel of the Bells, 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH Telephone: (403) 276-2296.

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  1. Beverley (Havens) Grant :

    Garry and Brent,

    I am so sorry to hear of your Dad’s passing. He was always one of my favorite people – always made me laugh and he certainly lead a full life. I have many great memories.

    Bev

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  2. Ray and Francis Helm :

    Our sincere condolences on the loss of your father.

    Ray and Francis Helm

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  3. PHIL SELIINGER :

    OUR SINCERE CONDOLENCES TO THE PASSING OF YOUR DAD. MET HIM ONCE AND HEARD OF HIS ENTERTAINING ABILITY.MAY GOD BE WITH YOU.
    PHIL

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  4. I am so sorry for your loss. I will always fondly remember how much I enjoyed listening to your Dad play on the many pleasant evenings we spent together. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

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  5. Beverly and Walter Brooks :

    Remembering our fellow Mount Calvary member and extending our Heart-felt condolence for the loss of Emil.
    You are in our prayers always.

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  6. YOUR DAD WILL ALWAYS BE REMBERED HOW HE MADE ALL OF HIS NIECES AND NEPHEWS LAUGH, LOVE AUNTIE TEENIE

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  7. Debbie and Fred MacKinnon :

    We are so sorry to hear of Uncle Emil’s passing. He will always be in our hearts. We hope that all your wonderful memories will bring you comfort at this difficult time.
    Fred and Debbie

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  8. Denise Graf :

    I have great memories of Uncle Emil and all his family having jam sessions in Kelowna during the summers as a kid…
    Love Denise

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  9. Clint,Tracy,Zack & Shayla Graf :

    Thinking of you Gary and Brent. He was an awesome man. We have many wonderful memories of Uncle Emil.

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