Veronica Graham, age 96 of Henderson, died Thursday, Feb. 3, 2011 at Queen of Peace Hospital in New Prague. Mass of Christian Burial was Monday, Feb. 7, 2011 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Henderson. Interment followed lunch at St. Joseph’s Catholic Cemetery in Henderson.
Veronica was born on Nov. 13, 1914 to Michael and Celia (Doheny) Trimbo in Arlington. She graduated from Arlington High School in 1929. She married Robert Graham on November 27, 1937 at St. Thomas Catholic Church in Jessenland. She enjoyed doing crossword puzzles, Jeopardy, visiting and spending quality time with family and friends, and also Friday lunches at the Hog Wild in Henderson.
Veronica is survived by her children, Roger (Gloria) Graham of Belle Plaine, Richard (Patricia) Graham of Hastings, Patricia (William) Dressen of Roseville, Jean (Rod) Trocke of Fridley, Tom (Loni) Graham of Henderson, Dennis (Sharon) Graham of Henderson and Sheila Patterson of Plano, TX; brother, Robert Trimbo of Vancouver, WA; sister-in-law, Jane Stauff of St. Peter; 21 grandchildren; and 36 great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
She is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Robert in 1986; son-in-law, George Patterson; two sisters and three brothers.
In lieu of flowers, memorials preferred to the Henderson Fire Department and the Le Sueur Ambulance.