Robert (Bob) Graham

Thursday, August 30, 2018

Robert Dean Graham (Bob),  87, of Laurel Montana, passed away on August 20, 2018,  from complications of Multiple Myeloma.

The funeral service was August 24, 2018 at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church, in Laurel with Rever-

end Bart Stevens officiating. Burial followed the

funeral at Yellowstone National Cemetery at noon with full military honors. Funeral arrangements are being handled by Smith Funeral Chapels. After the Burial at Yellowstone National Cemetery, a reception was held at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church Parish Hall.

Bob was born in Perry Iowa on October 26, 1930.  He graduated from Helena High School in 1949 and continued on to receive a  Bachelor of Science in Education from Eastern Montana College and a Master of Science in Social Studies from the University of California, Berkley.

Bob was married to Mary Alice Gerard (Punkie)  on February 14, 1953; they were married 65 years.

Bob worked as a  teacher first in Townsend

for two years, then in Seely Lake for a year, and then he settled in Laurel where he taught for 28 years for the Laurel School system. He en-

joyed golfing, riding horses, track and field, but

most of all giving impromptu history lessons to anyone who would listen and debating anyone in earshot.  

Bob is survived by his wife, Mary Alice (Punkie); daughter Cheri Harmala (Darnell March); Cheri’s children, Carin Moran (John Villa); Carin’s son, Bayne Powel; and Cheri’s son, O’Sean Moran (Sarah); their children, Harper and Cahill Moran; daughter Shelley White; her daughter Brittaney Hoots (Zach Tate); Brittaney’s children, Audreyanna, Brooklyn, Mikaya, Phaedra Hoots, and Mani Tate; son, Mike Graham (Jean); Mike’s daughter, Erica Graham; her children Amy, Jamie, and Timothy Taylor; sons, Tony Graham and his son Kain; son, Michael Graham (Shelbi O’Keefe) Michael’s children Isaiah and Madison Graham; son, Cory Graham (Beth Sanders); Cory’s daughter Farrah Graham; son Curtis Graham (Kayla Schell); and daughter Karlie Graham; son Lance Graham (Sheryl); their children Aaron Graham (Carrie); Aaron’s children Abby and Elizabeth Graham; Lance’s daughter Nichole Borgen (Alex), and their children Brady and Everlee Borgen.

Bob is preceded in death by his mother and father Marge and Fredric Graham, and his brother Jimmy Graham.


Upcoming Events

Monday, September 16, 2019
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Tuesday, September 17, 2019
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