James "Jim" Elton Graef, 73, Blairstown, Missouri departed this life on Friday, September 24, 2021 at St. Luke's South Hospital, Overland Park, Kansas.
Jim is survived by a son Timothy R. Graef (Sarabeth), Blairstown, Missouri; a daughter, Terri Leann Vandervort (Zack), Creighton, Missouri; seven Grandchildren, Samantha (Dan), Dylan (Rachel), Tabitha (Trenton), Ethan (Brianna), Vanessa (Jake), Kennady, Sydney, Kayla, Kelsey and Dustin; six great-grandchildren, Reaghan, Axel, Mason, Treson, Charlie Raye and Stella; his sister, Janice Hutcherson and husband Ron, St. Paul, Kansas; other relatives and a host of friends.
Cremation. A Celebration of Life Gathering will be held at a later date. Family suggests memorial contributions may be made to the Urich Lions Club.
A complete obituary will be posted when it becomes available.
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Dickey Funeral Home, Harrisonville, Missouri.