Friday, May 07, 2021

Beverly Ann Graff, 86

| April 30, 2021 12:00 AM

Beverly Ann Graff died March 25, 2021, in Missoula from a fall, which caused a left hip fracture. She also suffered hypertension and heart failure.

She was born Beverly Ann Bargman on Aug. 1, 1934, in Sterling, Nebraska, to Henry Bargman and Anna Rathey.

She was predeceased by her parents, brothers, Delmer and Esther Bargman, and Barg and Ruthie Bargman, and her sister Lucille and Art Buettner.

Beverly was also predeceased by her third child, Delaine Sue Graff who died July 21, 2017, in Missoula.

Beverly married Wayne Graff on July 24, 1952, in Kansas. They moved to Missoula in 1958 and made it their home.

She is survived by Debbie and Kirk Harr, Diane McLaverty, Danette Graff, David and Erika Graff; 11 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren; her niece Marion and Charles Wright and family, and nephew Dennis and Nancy Bargman and their son Chris. She is also survived by her brother-in-law, Dale and Gracie Graff and family, and brother Joseph Graff.

Beverly’s passions included her family and friends. She was in the Sweet Adelines in Missoula and Kalispell for many years, singing in the chorus and quartets. She enjoyed camping, traveling, and her pets.

Beverly Graff’s inurnment will be at St. Mary’s Cemetery May 8 at 3 p.m. There will be a celebration of her life at the pavilions at Fort Missoula May 9 at noon.