Friday, October 5, 2018

Marian E. (Brandes) Graves

Daytona Beach, Florida - Marian E. (Brandes) Graves, 90, passed away on Wednesday, September 12, 2018 at the Carlton Shores Nursing Home in Daytona Beach, Florida. 

She was born on March 11, 1928, the daughter of Melvin and Marie (Pohl) Brandes, who had resided on Beach Hill in the Town of Willing. On July 28, 1946 she married Richard Graves who predeceased her on July 1, 2018.

Marian was a 1946 graduate of Wellsville High School, and worked throughout her life, retiring at the age of 82.   

She is survived by a son, Ronald (Vicki) Graves of Oregon, and a daughter, Linda Graves of Florida, three grandchildren,Sarah Graves of Oregon, Alicia (Ben) Port of Oregon, and Dr. Jason (Anna) Graves of England, five great grandchildren, Shelby, Carter, and Olly Port of Oregon, and Zofia, and Justav Graves of England, four sisters, Marette Pace of California, Myrtle (Louie) Smith of Wellsville, Marcella Graves of Scio, and Margaret (Carl) Cross of Wellsville, one brother, Melvin (June) Brandes of Wellsville, as well as several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased in addition to her husband of 71 years, by a son, Stephen, and an infant daughter, Susan.

Internment will be in the the Graves Family Cemetery in Shongo at a later date. Please consider memorial donations to any charity of the donor's choice. To leave online condolences, please visit

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