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Lucille E. Gravenish

Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Lucille E. Gravenish, age 88, of Cherokee, passed away Thursday, Oct. 18, 2012,

at the Cherokee Villa in Cherokee. Funeral services were held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 20 at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Cherokee. Father Dan Guenther officiated. Burial was at Mt. Calvary Cemetery in Cherokee. Visitation began at 3 p.m. Friday, with the family present from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday night at the Greenwood-Schubert Funeral Home in Cherokee. There was a prayer service at 7 p.m. at the funeral home. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.greenwoodfuneral.com.

Lucille E. Gravenish, the daughter of John and Beulah (Shaw) Bunney was born May 14, 1924, in Cherokee. Her early childhood years were spent in Cherokee where she attended school. She graduated from Wilson High School in 1942.

On May 9, 1946, Lucille was united in marriage to Cyril "Hap" Gravenish in Storm Lake. They worked for many years in the restaurant business. Lucille liked to crochet, watch television, and play bingo. Most of all she loved spending time with her family and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, John and Beulah Bunney; her husband, Hap Gravenish; one sister, Beverly (Bunney) Stiencke; one brother, Edwin Bunney; and one daughter, Toby (Gravenish) Jones.

She is survived by her daughter, Linda (Bill) Lee of Cherokee, siblings: June (Bud) Dilocker of Cherokee, and Blondina (James) Grienke of Alta; grandchildren: Shawn Lee, Bob (Donna) Lee, and Matt Lee, all of Cherokee, and David (Bethany) Lee of Le Mars; great-grandchildren: Katelyn, Treyton, Jadelyn, and Lainey; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, and friends.