Rosine (Leiker) Graf
Published on -2/27/2013, 2:07 PM
Rosine (Leiker) Graf, 91, Hays, died Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013, at Hays Good Samaritan Society.
She was born April 19, 1921, in Munjor to Peter M.M. and Clementine (Klaus) Leiker.
She married Albert "Al" Graf on June 3, 1941, in Munjor. He preceded her in death June 7, 2004. She was a homemaker.
She was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, Daughters of Isabella, Altar Society Christian Mothers and Veteran of Foreign Wars Auxiliary.
She enjoyed to sew and make her daughter's dresses, playing bingo and cards, reading books, watching movies and traveling.
Survivors include her four daughters, Pat Lang and husband, LeRoy, and Laura Mickelson, all of Hays, Cory Hansen and husband, Earl, Omaha, Neb., and Debby Bieker and husband, Gerard, Wichita; a brother, Ig Leiker, Aurora, Colo.; 14 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and four great-great- grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; a son-in-law, Norman Mickelson; six brothers; four sisters; and three grandchildren.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Hays; burial in St. Joseph Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday and from 9 to 9:45 a.m. Saturday, both at Hays Memorial Chapel Funeral Home, 20th and Pine.
A VFW Auxiliary service will be at 4:30 p.m. Friday, followed by a combined Altar Society Christian Mothers and Daughters of Isabella rosary at 5 p.m., and a vigil at 6:30 p.m., all at the funeral home.
Memorials are suggested to St. Joseph Catholic Church or Hays Good Samaritan Society in care of the funeral home.
Condolences can be sent to the family at www.haysmemorial.com.