Jerry Delos Graber, 76, passed away Saturday, March 29, 2014, at the home of his oldest son, Allan Benjamin Graber, in Menifee, California.
He was born Oct. 28, 1937, in Kingman to Ruth and Albert Graber of Iuka. Jerry graduated from Pratt High School in 1955. After high school he joined the U.S. Marine Corps. He was stationed at Camp Pendleton in California. After his discharge in 1959 he stayed in California, working as a skilled brake operator in steel fabrication. He started his own business, Steel Manor, in Southgate, California. He retired to Woodland Park, Colorado.
He is survived by two sons, Allan Benjamin, Menifee, California., and Jeffrey D., Arvada, Colorado; a daughter, Michelle Smith, Dodge City; seven grandchildren and two brothers, Jack Graber, Sioux City, Iowa, and bill Graber, Laughlin, Nevada.
He was preceded in death by his wife Grace and his parents.
His body was cremated. A private memorial will be held at a later date.