Luanne Nell Graf, 62, of Appleton, WI passed away to be with Jesus Christ on July 9, 2016. She was born September 29, 1953 in Algoma, WI to the late Wilford Fellows and the late Mrytle Zuzanek (Fellows/Marquardt). She graduated from Algoma High School in 1971. Luanne married the love of her life, Mike Graf, on July 21, 1979 in Algoma, WI at St. Mary's Catholic Church.
Luanne lovingly dedicated her life to raising her two kids Jon Graf and Heidi (Graf) Sell. She also enjoyed spending time with her four grandchildren; Alaina, Josie, Sofie, and Aiden. Luanne also enjoyed baking and made the best Christmas cookies! Luanne loved going out with her husband Mike to various supper clubs on Friday nights.
Luanne is survived by her loving husband of 37 years, Mike Graf; two children Jon (Maria) Graf, Appleton; Heidi (Joseph) Sell, Greenville; four grandchildren Alaina, Josie, Sofie and Aiden; siblings Julyd (Mark) Hallemeyer, Norry (Tom) Kerscher, Beth (Kent) Foster, Kathy (Mark) Feld.
Luanne was preceded in death by her step-father, Sylvester Zuzanek as well as her uncles, aunts and other relatives.
The funeral liturgy for Luanne will be held at 11:00 AM on Friday, July 15 at ST. PIUS X CATHOLIC CHURCH (500 W. Marquette St., Appleton) with Fr. Thomas J. Farrell officiating. Visitation will be held at 5:00 PM and concluding with a prayer vigil at 7:00 PM on Thursday, July 14 at WICHMANN FUNERAL HOME (537 N. Superior St., Appleton), and again at church on Friday from 9:00 AM until 10:30 AM. In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund is being established in Luanne's name.
Special thanks goes to Dr. Hawkins and Dr. Peebles for their extraordinary efforts. Additionally, a thank you is extended to the Theda Care Regional Medical Center-Neenah's nurses, doctors, and other medical staff that provided excellent care to Luanne.