William “Bill” Arnold Graham
On Friday, May 27, 2022 peacefully in his sleep, Bill Graham passed away at the age of 68 years.
Bill was born on November 25, 1953, son of Willis and Margaret Graham at Raymond, AB, where he lived for the first year of his life. The family then moved to Portage la Prairie, MB where he was raised.
He graduated from Portage Collegiate in 1972. He worked at Campbell’s Soup for a short time before his employment with the Manitoba Developmental Centre, retiring in 2008.
He is survived by his wife Diane; daughter Kristin Clark, son Scott (Nancy) and daughter Karen (Bryan) Hildebrand; along with his grandchildren Madison, Brenna, Christian, Isabella and Zeppelin.
He is also survived by his mother Margaret; brothers Dale, Richard (Cathy), Craig (Tammy), Jim (Bonnie), Kevin (Ruth), Kelly (Carrie) and Brett (Rhonda) and sister-in-law Agnes; mother-in-law Joyce Gagnon, sister-in-law Linda (Jim) Miller, brother-in-law Mike Gagnon and brother-in-law Dan (Marilyn) Gagnon; along with numerous nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his father Willis Graham, father-in-law Andy Gagnon, brother-in-law Norman Gagnon and great-niece Alyssa Graham.
Funeral Service will be held at McKenzies Portage Funeral Chapel on Saturday, June 4, 2022 at 11:00 am. Interment will take place at Hillside Cemetery.
If friends so desire, donations may be made in Bill’s memory to Nature Conservancy of Canada, 611 Corydon Avenue, Suite 200, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3L 0P3.
A tree will be planted in memory and cared for by McKenzies Portage Funeral Chapel. www.mckenziesportagefuneralchapel.com