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Obituaries: Evelyn M. Graham

Evelyn M. Graham, 95, of Cloquet passed away July 24, 2021, at St. Mary's Medical Center in Duluth. She was born on March 4, 1926, in Canada. She grew up in South Dakota and moved to Cloquet in 1954. Evelyn and her husband, Howard Graham, raised their family and formed many lifelong friendships there. She lived life to the fullest, enjoying her friends, gardening, dancing, church, sewing and, most of all, her home and children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. She will be missed by everyone who was lucky enough to know her.

Evelyn is survived by her children Judy and Spencer Motschenbacher of Lutsen, Norma Graham and Rick Johnson of Duluth, and John and Julia Graham of Cloquet; her grandchildren, Dan and Darcy Motschenbacher of Duluth, David and Jamie Graham of Cloquet, Rachel (Graham) Johnson and Mike Johnson of Duluth, and Katie Graham of Livermore, California; and great-grandchildren, Nola and Lillian, Isaac and Eli, and Mackenzie and Brodie. Evelyn was preceded in death by her husband, Howard Graham; their son Clifford Graham; and her sisters, Bernice and Minnie.

Special thanks to the wonderful staff at Evergreen Knoll, her minister, Rev. Matthew Kohl, and all her friends.

Visitation: 1 p.m. until the 2 p.m. memorial service Wednesday, Aug. 11 at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church, 515 Skyline Blvd. in Cloquet. Fellowship and dinner will follow in the church social hall. To leave an online condolence, visit http://www.nelsonfuneralcare.net.

Pine Knot News, July 30, 2021