Eileene June Graves, 89

Eileene June Graves, 89, of Allegan died Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015, in Allegan. She was born Sept. 13, 1925, in Logan, Ohio the daughter of Earl and Goldia (Pargeon) Sanders.  
June had worked 17-and-a-half years for country schools around Allegan as well as Hopkins Public Schools. She also worked for Flashes for 23 years and retired in 1992.  
June is survived by her children, Joe (Sharon) Graves, Jim (Donna) Graves, Mary (Gary) Emmons, John Graves, Elizabeth Graves, Steve (Virginia) Graves and Jeff (Rhonda) Graves; her many grandchildren; her many great-grandchildren; her one great-great-grandchild; her brother Raymond "Sonny" Sanders; and her sisters, Katheryn Traxler and Letha (Mike) Krcatovich.  
June was preceded in death by her husband Robert, her brother Robert Sanders, and her sister Jeanette Peterson.  
Friends may visit with the family on Tuesday, Jan. 13, from noon until the time of the funeral at 2 p.m. at Gorden Funeral Residence, Allegan Chapel. The Rev. Alan P Jorgensen will be officiating. Interment will be at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Cemetery.  
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN  38105.  
Arrangements are being provided by Gorden Funeral Residence, Allegan Chapel, www.gordenfuneral.com.


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