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 Emil Eugene Graff

Emil Eugene Graff

Birth
Elgin, Union County, Oregon, USA
Death 6 Apr 1990 (aged 97)
Saint George, Washington County, Utah, USA
Burial Hurricane, Washington County, Utah, USA
Memorial ID 39935 · View Source
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Emil Eugene Graff (known by all as E.J. Graff), age 97, died Friday morning, April 6, 1990 in St. George, Utah.

Born December 12, 1892 in Elgin, Oregon, son of Emil Graf and Charlotte Juliet Roulet. Married LaVerna Slack September 10, 1918 in St. George, Utah; solemnized in the St. George LDS Temple September 22, 1919. She died September 18, 1985. He married Nina Bushman Huish September 24, 1988 in the St. George Temple. Graduated from High School in 1914 as president of his senior class. Attended school in Logan. He taught school and ran a store in LaVerkin. He was one of the largest turkey and chicken egg producers in the nation. In 1928 he bought the Mercantile store in Hurricane and has operated it since. He was a large cattle rancher on the Arizona Strip and very active in civic affairs. Member LDS Church.Survived by wife, Nina, Hurricane; son, Shirl, West Valley City; 12 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; sister, Rachel Judd, St. George. Preceded in death by wife, LaVerna; son, Mace; and daughter, Dawn.

Funeral services Monday, April 9, 1 p.m., Hurricane 6th Ward Chapel, 274 South 100 West. Friends may call Sunday, 7-9 p.m., at the Spilsbury-Deseret Rose Memorial Chapel, 58 North 100 East, St. George, and at the ward in Hurricane Monday, 11:30-12:30 p.m. Burial, Hurricane Cemetery.


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Utah State Historical Society
  • Added: 2 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 39935
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Emil Eugene Graff (12 Dec 1892–6 Apr 1990), Find A Grave Memorial no. 39935, citing Hurricane City Cemetery, Hurricane, Washington County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8) .