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 Richard Norman Graehl, Sr

Richard Norman Graehl, Sr

Birth
Silver City, Juab County, Utah, USA
Death 2 Sep 1998 (aged 84)
Layton, Davis County, Utah, USA
Burial Kaysville, Davis County, Utah, USA
Plot 33-2-E-3
Memorial ID 122549 · View Source
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Son of Edmund Adam Graehl and Maude Jane Hatch
Husband of Esther Knowlton



Richard Norman Graehl died at his home in Layton, Wednesday, September 2, 1998, at the beginning of his 85th autumn.

He was born March 16, 1914, in Silver City, Utah, a son of Edmund Adam Graehl and Maude Jane Hatch. He married the former Esther Knowlton, in the Salt Lake LDS Temple. They were prepared to observe their 60th anniversary on September 23rd.

Richard held numerous positions in the LDS Church, including Bishop. He and Esther also served a mission in Florida.

He is survived by his wife, Esther of Layton; nine children, Amelia Graehl (Bill Osborn); Catherine K. Graehl (Wayne E.) Calhoun; Mary Graehl (Eric) Sundstrom; Jonathan Knowlton (Daphne) Graehl; Adam Graehl (Kim Brown); Joseph Knowlton (Deborah) Graehl; Christopher Knowlton Graehl; Elizabeth Graehl (Keith) Call; Gretchen Graehl (Matthew) Williams; also surviving are his stepmother, Florence Groneman Graehl; half brothers and sisters, Norma Jean Boswell, Max Graehl, Harold Graehl, Kathryn Graehl Garrett; and sister-in-law, Ann Graehl. His family extends to 27 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Hew was preceded in death by an infant son, Richard Norman Graehl, Jr.; and a brother, Theodore Graehl.

Funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday, September 8, 1998, at the Orchard Grove Ward, 2435 E. Canyon Rim. Family and friends may call Monday 6-8 p.m. at Lindquist Layton Mortuary, 1867 No. Fairfield Road and Tuesday, 9:45-10:45 a.m. at the church prior to service. Interment, Kaysville City Cemetery.

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Deseret News, The (Salt Lake City, UT)
Date: September 6, 1998


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  • Maintained by: kent shepard
  • Originally Created by: Utah State Historical Society
  • Added: 2 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 122549
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Richard Norman Graehl, Sr (16 Mar 1914–2 Sep 1998), Find A Grave Memorial no. 122549, citing Kaysville City Cemetery, Kaysville, Davis County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by kent shepard (contributor 46959088) .