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Jeff Alan DeGraff

December 9, 1959 — January 6, 2024

Kalamazoo

Jeff Alan DeGraff, age 64, of Kalamazoo, Michigan, passed away on Saturday, January 6, 2024.

 

Jeff was born on December 9, 1959, in Kalamazoo, Michigan, to the late William and Vicki (Comstock) DeGraff. Jeff graduated from Parchment High School with the class of 1978. He retired from Glass Master Controls.

 

He enjoyed being outdoors hunting, fishing, and riding his motorcycle.

Jeff was always rooting for his home teams, such as the Detroit Tigers, and his dream was to watch the Detroit Lions play in the Super Bowl. Jeff also enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren. 

 

Jeff was a member of VFW, where he met his wife, Lisa (VanBruggen) DeGraff.

 

Jeff is survived by his wife Lisa and three daughters, Ashley Wagner, Sarah Haist, and Emily Haist; 11 grandchildren, Matthew Edick Jr., Audrey Edick, Isabella Wagner, Braylon Wagner, Donavan Wagner, Caleb Hendrixson, Cora Haist, Caitlyn Haist, Jacob Haist, Brooklynn Haist, and Milli Osterman; one great-grandchild, Arielle Saldivar.

 

Jeff is also survived by his sisters, Cathy DeGraff (Bob Frederickson) and Cora Jean (Bob) Hilton, and many nieces and nephews.

 

Jeff was preceded in death by his parents and twin brother, Jay DeGraff, whom he lost on January 5, 2023.

 

The cremation took place at Langeland Family Cremation Center, 6628 Tall Oaks Dr, Kalamazoo, MI 49009, and a celebration of Jeff’s life will be held in the summer of 2024.

 

To view Jeff’s personalized web page, please visit https://www.langelands.com

 

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