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Dean Graham

July 6, 1953 — January 4, 2023

La Porte

Dean Graham

Dean Joel Graham

July 6, 1953-January 4, 2023

Mr. Dean Graham, 69, of La Porte, Indiana, passed away peacefully Wednesday, January 4, 2023 at Northwest Health-La Porte.

He was born July 6, 1953 in La Porte, Indiana, the son of Thomas E. Graham and Ann K. (Kamradt) Bennitt..

A lifelong resident of the area, Dean was a member of the Immaculate Heart of Mary Chapel, Kingsford Heights. On June 19, 1976, at the Bethany Lutheran Church in La Porte, he married Patricia Graham. After joining Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Dean and Patricia renewed their vows on June 10, 2001. Together they enjoyed volunteering at the Hesston Steam Museum. He worked as a pipe fitter for the Local 172 in South Bend, IN. Dean enjoyed helping others and was known for trading their labor for his plumbing. He loved reading and had a constructive mind, always creating things. His passion was his family and friends who he loved dearly.

He is survived by his wife, by his son, Alec (Tiffany Heckman) Graham of La Porte, IN; and brother, Paul (Cherri) Graham of Fairport, NY and many close friends.

Dean was preceded in death by his parents and step-sisters, Sandy Garb and Nancy Walkers.

Arrangements are being entrusted to Haverstock Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 602 Maple Ave., LaPorte, IN where the family will receive friends Sunday, January 8 from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. with a rosary at 7:00. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at Immaculate Heart of Mary Chapel, on Monday, January 9 at 10:00 a.m. with Father Kenneth Novak, officiating. Interment will follow at the Pine Lake Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Immaculate Heart of Mary Chapel, 501 Wayland Road La Porte, IN 46350 or the Hesston Steam Museum, 1201 E. 1000 N. LaPorte, IN

Online condolences may be made at www.haverstockfuneralhome.com.

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Past Services

Visitation

Sunday, January 8, 2023

5:00 - 7:00pm (Central time)

Haverstock Funeral Home

602 Maple Ave, La Porte, IN 46350

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Recitation of the Rosary

Sunday, January 8, 2023

Starts at 7:00pm (Central time)

Haverstock Funeral Home

602 Maple Ave, La Porte, IN 46350

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Mass of Christian Burial

Monday, January 9, 2023

Starts at 10:00am (Central time)

Immaculate Heart of Mary Chapel

IN

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Interment

Monday, January 9, 2023

Starts at 11:30am (Central time)

Pine Lake Cemetery, La Porte

IN

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