Vivian J. Graff, age 83 of Litchfield, Minnesota, passed away Saturday, Oct. 19, at her home.

Visitation for Vivian Graff will be Thursday, Oct. 24, 2019, at 12:00 p.m. at First Lutheran Church in Litchfield, MN.

Memorial services for Vivian Jean Graff will be at 1 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 24th at First Lutheran Church in Litchfield, MN.

Vivian Jean Graff, daughter of Henry and Frances (Chapman) Sperr, was born Dec. 1, 1935, in Donnelly, MN. She grew up in that area and graduated from Morris High School in 1953. She continued her education at Moorhead State for teacher’s training. She taught for two years in Morris, MN, from 1955 to 1957.

On June 15, 1957, she was united in marriage to Harvey Graff in Herman, MN. They made their home in Morris, MN, until they moved to Atwater, MN, in 1959. They then moved to Willmar, MN, in 1966 where she worked for JCPenney. They retired in 1998 and moved to Litchfield, MN. Vivian was an active member of First Lutheran Church singing in the choir and attending Bible study. She enjoyed camping, church and spending time with her family.

She is survived by her husband: Harvey Graff of Litchfield, MN; sons: Daniel (Elvira) Graff of Florissant, Colorado, David (Barb) Graff of Lonsdale, MN and Steven (Renae) Graff of Dassel, MN; nine grandchildren; seventeen great-grandchildren; siblings: Paul (Betty) Sperr of Donnelly, MN, Edith Tribe of Keizer, Oregon, and Carolyn (Rod) Mitzel of Dickinson, North Dakota; and brother-in-law: Darrel Hamblin of Arlington, MN.

She was preceded in death by her parents; sister: Annie Hamblin; brothers-in-law: Roy Tribe and Arven (Joanne) Graff; and sister-in-law: Evelyn Graff.

Arrangements with Johnson-Hagglund Funeral Home in Litchfield, MN.


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