January 8, 2021
Donna Jean Graff June 9, 1928- January 8, 2021 Donna Jean Graff, 92, formerly of Breckenridge/Denver, CO passed away on January 8, 2021. Donna Jean was born on June 9, 1928 in Denver, CO from the union of William and Thelma Downing. She spent her high school years in Chicago. After high school, she returned to Denver and attended nursing school at Denver Presbyterian School of Nursing. Upon graduating from nursing school, Donna Jean then stayed on as a nurse at Presbyterian Hospital. In May 1950 she married her husband Ruben Graff, also of Denver. In 1955 Ruben and Donna Jean built a home in Wheat Ridge where they both worked and raised their 4 daughters. Donna Jean stayed at Presbyterian until the early 1960’s when she then took a nursing position at Lutheran Hospital in Wheat Ridge. Ruben and Donna Jean had a passion to live in the mountains, so in 1976 that dream came true when they left Wheat Ridge and built their home in Breckenridge. Donna Jean continued to work at Lutheran until her retirement. While living in Breckenridge, Donna often enjoyed entertaining family and friends. One of her biggest pleasures was having Christmas in Breckenridge. In addition, she loved to ski, swim, hike, fish and golf. Donna Jean and Ruben also enjoyed a second home in Arizona which got them out of the cold for a few months each year. Donna Jean was very grateful for everything she had and everyone that she had in her life. Being happy and making others happy was her true gift. She enjoyed her life and will definitely be missed by many. Donna Jean was preceded in death by her beloved husband Ruben. She is survived by her 4 daughters, Karen (Dan), Debbie (Denis), Sherry (Corky) and Cindy (Scott), 7 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren. A celebration of life will be held in Breckenridge in late Spring. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Donna Jean’s name to Alta Vita Memory Care at 800 S. Fordham St., Longmont, CO 80503.
Donna Jean Graff June 9, 1928- January 8, 2021 Donna Jean Graff, 92, formerly of Breckenridge/Denver, CO passed away on January 8, 2021. Donna Jean was born on June 9, 1928 in Denver, CO from the union of William and Thelma Downing. She... View Obituary & Service Information
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Donna Jean Graff
June 9, 1928- January 8, 2021
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