Graham, Leila Elaine, Brant, Michigan


Our beloved daughter, granddaughter, and niece passed away Sunday, November 25, 2012, at home at the age of 3. Leila was born January 24, 2009, in Alma, MI to Michael Clinger and Katie Graham. She fought a brave a courageous battle with Stage IV Neuroblastoma. She enjoyed making a mess with all the clothing in her dresser drawers and watching cartoons. Besides her parents she is survived by her sister, Allisin Graham; grandparents, Evelyn and Larry Graham, Steve Slocum, and Tammy Clinger; uncles, Stephen Clinger and Brandon Clinger; aunt Amanda Clinger; and many extended family members and friends. She was predeceased by her aunt Sarah Graham. The family would like to thank Leila's caregivers at the University of Michigan Children's Hospital, and the Marion Springs Rescue Department, for everything they have done for her and her family. Funeral services will take place on Friday, November 30, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. at W. L. Case & Company, 125 E. Saginaw St., Merrill. Rev. Tim Behnke will officiate with burial to follow in Lakefield Twp. Cemetery. Friends may visit with the family on Thursday in Merrill from 5:00-9:00 p.m. and again on Friday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the family. www.casefuneralhome.com