Graham, Gerald William (Bill), Maricopa, AZ, Formerly of Saginaw, Michigan


Passed away Saturday, January 12, 2014, in CasaGrande, Arizona. Age 79 years. The son of the late Stanley and Mary (Masales) Graham was born July 19, 1934 in Saginaw, Michigan. He married Aloha Kranick, August 26, 1988. She survives him. He served with the U.S. Army from 1957 thru 1959. Gerald was employed by General Motors, retiring in 1996 with about 33 years of service. He enjoyed sports, particularly NASCAR, Hockey and baseball. He will be greatly missed by his dog, Lucky. Surviving besides his wife, Aloha, are three children and their spouses, Michelle and Scott Kleinfeld; Cindy and Mitch Austin; Michael and Kathy Graham; eleven grandchildren; one sister, Barbara Engerer; several nieces and nephews. Gerald was predeceased by two infant children, Sheryl Lynn Graham and Gerald W. Graham Jr. a step-daughter, Kelly Jaime, and three brothers. Cremation has taken place in Arizona. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, April 5, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. at the W. L. Case and Co. Funeral Chapel, 4480 Mackinaw Road. Pastor John Obrecht will officiate with Military Honors under the auspices of V.F.W. Post #1859. Friends may call at the Chapel from 10:00 a.m. Saturday until the time of the memorial service. In lieu of flowers, those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider the wishes of the family. www.casefuneralhome.com