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1940 Patricia 2020

Patricia Ann Graber

October 1, 1940 — December 5, 2020

Patricia Ann Graber was born on Wednesday, January 10, 1940 in Avon, South Dakota to George and Ella Janssen.

Patricia attended school in Avon, obtaining her GED later in life.

Over her lifetime, Patricia performed various jobs. She was a life time member of the VFW Ladies Auxiliary.

Patricia married Larry Graber August 18, 1984. They owned Riverside Station for 7 years.
Patricia was a great cook and loved to bake. She enjoyed family gatherings and especially enjoyed the grandchildren and great grandchildren. If anyone left her home hungry, it was no one’s fault but their own. Every chance she had you would find her playing BINGO. She loved the company of hers and Larry’s dogs, Dassie and Peanut.

Patricia passed away Saturday, December 5, 2020 at Avera Sacred Heart Hospital in Yankton, due to complications of COVID-19, at the age of 80.

She is survived, loved and remembered by her mother Ella Hansen, Yankton; brothers Lowell (Diane) Janssen, Yankton and Lamoine Janssen, Mission Hill; daughter Ella Kocmich (Ron Ewalt), Yankton; son George (Melissa) Ridgway, Sioux Falls; 2 stepchildren Tena (Kevin) Becker, Yankton and Terry (Laura) Graber, Oklahoma; 12 grandchildren; numerous great grandchildren; many nieces and nephews along with her 2 favorite dogs, Dassie and Peanut.

Patricia is reunited in Heaven with her loving husband Larry Graber; three daughters, RoxAnn Ridgway-Kincaid, Robin Galvan and Jodella in infancy and her father George Janssen.

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Saturday, February 6, 2021

Starts at 10:30 am (Central time)

Goglin Funeral Home, Yankton

807 W 31st Hwy 50, Yankton, SD 57078

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