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Gwendolyn Graham

October 8, 1937 — June 30, 2024

Gwendolyn Dolores Graham (née Ginther), aged 87, passed away peacefully on June 30, 2024, in Whitestown, Indiana. Born on October 8, 1937, in Flint, MI Gwen was known for her warm spirit and dedication to her family. 

Gwen spent her career at One Way Products of Kalamazoo, where she was respected by her colleagues for her hard work and commitment. She was a loving mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, always providing care and affection to her family. 

Gwen was preceded in death by her husbands, Gary Brown of Grass Lake, MI, and Mikel Graham of Kalamazoo, MI. She is survived by her sister, Phyllis Thomas of Jackson, MI; her children, Beth Waber of Gobles, MI, Daniel Brown of Stevensville, MI, Kim Watanabe of Indianapolis, IN, and Steve Brown of Littleton, CO. 

Her legacy continues through her seven grandchildren: Mitchell and Kyle Smith of Gobles, MI; Meghan Gipson of Lafayette, IN; Lexie Schacht of Chicago; Anne Brown of Chicago; Brooke Watanabe of Austin TX; Seth Booze of Morrison, CO, and Allison Carlson; and eleven great-grandchildren, all of whom she adored. 

The Memorial Service will be held at Langeland Family Funeral Homes Burial and Cremation Services, 411 East Centre Ave., Portage, MI 49002 on Friday, July 5th; visitation will begin at 1:00 PM with a service to follow at 2:00 PM. The service can be livestreamed below. Gwen will be remembered for her generous heart and unwavering support to her loved ones. Her memory will be cherished by all who knew her. 

A reception will follow the service at Beth Wabers home in Gobles, MI. 

Please visit Gwen's memorial webpage to share memories and condolences with her family at https://www.Langelands.com.

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Friday, July 5, 2024

1:00pm - 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Langeland Family Funeral Homes, Portage Chapel

411 East Centre Avenue, Portage, MI 49002

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Funeral Service

Friday, July 5, 2024

Starts at 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Langeland Family Funeral Homes, Portage Chapel

411 East Centre Avenue, Portage, MI 49002

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