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Doris N. Graham 1925 - 2017
Doris N. Graham 1925 - 2017

EMPORIA — Doris N. Graham, 91, of Emporia died on Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017, at Park Meadows in Overland Park.
Doris was born on Aug. 20, 1925, in Galesburg, the daughter of Ira and Dessie Trabue Redman. She married Walter L. Graham on Nov. 18, 1945, in Wichita. He died on Jan. 24, 2015 in Emporia.

Survivors include: son, Michael Graham and wife Cindy of Haymarket, Virginia; daughter, Karen Osborn and husband Rocky of Leawood, Kansas; granddaughters, Daryn Kraut and husband Jon of Virginia, Taylor Graham of Toronto, Canada, Kendall Graham of Virginia, Whitney Riscoe and husband Michael, Cristen Frederick and husband Pat, both of Leawood, and Blair Osborn of New York; great-grandchildren, Jameson Kraut, Finn Kraut, Austin Riscoe, Audrey Riscoe, Emmie Riscoe, Caroline Frederick, and Paige Frederick; sisters, Wandalee Shaw of Shawnee, Kansas, Lois Shrum and husband Everett of Erie, Kansas, and many nieces and nephews.
She is preceded in death by her husband and sister Helen Frame.

Doris worked for Columbia Savings and Loan for 20 years. She was a member of the Emporia Presbyterian Church, P.E.O. Chapter G.T., Emporia Country Club, Trend Club, and numerous bridge clubs. She was an incredible mom, grandmother, and great-grandmother. Doris and Walter shared a wonderful marriage of 70 years.

Cremation is planned with a memorial service at 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 12, at the Emporia Presbyterian Church. Inurnment will follow at Maplewood Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Emporia Friends of the Zoo or Emporia Public Library and sent in care of the funeral home. You can leave online condolences at

Funeral arrangements provided by
Roberts-Blue-Barnett Funeral Home**
605 State St.
Emporia, KS 66801
Great Bend (Kan.) Tribune, Aug. 11, 2017