Ad-Express and Daily Iowegian, Centerville, IA

March 10, 2014

Angeline 'Angie' Graham


The Daily Iowegian

CENTERVILLE — Angeline “Angie” Graham, 74, of Exline, passed away Wednesday, March 5, 2014, at Mercy Medical Center in Centerville. She was born on Oct. 19, 1939 in Moulton, the daughter of William Cleo and Elsie Katheryn (Sleeth) Brookhart.

Angie was united in marriage to Carl R. Graham. She was an inspector for Sears Manufacturing in Davenport and was also the UAW Local 1896 President for many years while in Davenport. Shortly after her retirement, she moved to Exline.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Carl R. Graham on June 23, 1995; son, Bennie Graham in 1962; brothers, Willard Brookhart, James Brookhart and Kenneth Brookhart; and a sister, Lois Brookhart.

Angie is survived by her sons, Vern Graham and his wife, Lori, of Cincinnati and Danny Graham of Exline; daughter, Laura Shondel and her husband, Virgil, of Centerville; brothers, Elmer Brookhart of Buffalo and Ronnie Brookhart of Centerville; sisters, Martha Davis of Exline and Connie Brown of Centerville; nine grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 8 at the Schmidt Family Funeral Home in Centerville with the Rev. Kay Singley officiating. Burial followed in the Salem Cemetery east of Exline. Visitation was held Friday, March 7 from 2-8 p.m. with the family present from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to either the Salem Cemetery or to HCI Care Services and may be left or mailed to the funeral home. The Schmidt Family Funeral Home in Centerville has been entrusted with caring for the Graham family at this time and condolences can be sent at schmidtfamilyfuneralhome.com.