Obit: Graham, Roy C. #4 (1887 - 1962)


Surnames: Graham, Haas, LeGault, Obreen, Quehl

----Source: THORP COURIER (Thorp, Clark County, Wis.) 02/22/1962

Graham, Roy C. (APR 1887 - 17 FEB 1962)

Roy C. Graham, 74, retired postmaster of Owen (Clark Co., Wis.), died Saturday at the Veterans Hospital at Fort Snelling of complications of old age. He was born in Eau Claire in April 1887 and was married to Josephine has July 6, 1917. They had made their home in Owen since 1919.

Mr. Graham is survived to two daughters, Mrs. L.H. LeGault, Mound, Minn., and Mrs. G.T. Obreen of New York City; one son, Douglas, Joliet, Ill; nine grandchildren and one sister, Mrs. Hazel Quehl of Stevens Point.

Mr. Graham was a first lieutenant in World War I and was a member of the Eau Claire and Owen American Legion posts. He was an electrical contractor from 1920 to 1935, and was postmaster at Owen from 1935 to 1957. He was justice of the peace for many years, president of the library board, served on the Wis. Central Democratic Committee and was a member of the county board.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Hoeper and Kraut Funeral Home at Owen, with the Rev. Ralph Claybaugh of the Congregational Church officiating. Burial was in Riverside Cemetery near the Black River. Graveside military services were conducted by the American Legion.



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