Ida Lucille Graham was born on Jan. 22, 1917, to William and Ida (Olson) Liebl in Little Falls, Minn. She attended school in Little Falls where she graduated from high school in 1934. After high school Lucille attended the St. Cloud Business College. She was united in marriage to Milton Graham on May 29, 1937, in Foley, Minn. The couple resided in St. Cloud before residing in Nebraska for a year. In 1973 they moved to Crosslake where Lucille worked for Lakes and Leisure Real Estate at Breezy Point for seven years. Lucille worked for various real estate offices for more than 20 years. She was active in the Mission of the Cross Lutheran Church in Crosslake where she was church treasurer for eight years. Lucille enjoyed embroidery work and playing cards.
Lucille died on Saturday, May 10, 2008, at the Crosby Care Center at the age of 91 years, three months and 18 days where she has resided for the past years. She is survived by sons, Dr. Robert (Connie) Graham, of Omaha, Neb., Gerald (Karen) Graham, of Duluth, Minn.; five grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and several cousins and other relatives. She was preceded in death by her husband, Milton; parents; one grandson; and brother, William.
Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Thursday, May 15, at the Mission of the Cross Lutheran Church in Crosslake, Minn., with the Rev. Steve Anderson officiating. Viewing will be one hour before services at church. Honorary casketbearers will be Harold, Jason, Larry and Rich Graham, Bob Kothman, LeRoy, Brandon and Travis Sweeter. Interment will be in the Forest Hill Cemetery in Milaca, Minn. Friends may call from 6-8 p.m. on Wednesday at the Peterson-Johnson Funeral Home in Milaca.
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