Ben Graff Jr.
Ben Graff Jr., 87, of Uvalde died on June 6, 2014, at Uvalde Memorial Hospital. He was born on Sept. 28, 1926, in Hondo to Paula Sprott Graff and Benjamin W. Graff Sr. He married Phyllis Davies in Uvalde on April 5, 1952. He is survived by his wife of 62 years; one daughter, Vicki L. Graff of San Antonio; one son, Michael Graff of Uvalde; two sisters, Dorothy Marie Schuehle of Hondo and Caroline Haines of Kerrville; two grandchildren, Jason Graff and Ayruvi Moos; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents. The family greeted visitors on Sunday from 5 to 6 p.m. at the Rushing-Estes-Knowles Chapel. Funeral services were held Monday at 10 a.m. at Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Knippa with the Rev. Nathan Lafrenz officiating. Interment followed in Knippa Cemetery. Pallbearers were Richard Haines, Wesley Kramer, Herman Pesina, Bobby Padilla, Clyde Schuehle and Ronald Haines.