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Paulette Jean Graves, 59

Paulette Jean Graves, 59, of Minneapolis, died Sunday, Oct. 28, 2007, at her home.

A funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at the Redby Community Center in Redby. A wake will begin at 5 p.m. Thursday at the Redby Community Center and continue until the time of the funeral.

The Cease Family Funeral Home of Bemidji assisted the family with arrangements.

Pallbearers will be Joseph Maxwell, Adam Graves, Toady Thunder, Franklin Holmes Jr., Llewellyn Comes Flying and Shawn Martin, with alternates Anthony Deegan, Joshua Deegan, William Pemberton Jr. and Franklin Holmes.

Honorary pallbearers will be Patty Holmes, Sharon Lussier, Barb Cook, Cheryl Fairbanks, Diane Haltlin, Judy Thunder, Wanda Graves, Murial Thompson, Shirley McNeal and Janet Graves.

She enjoyed spending time with her family and grandchildren and watching the Minnesota Vikings. She loved the Lifetime movie channel and watching wrestling. Her favorite pastime was wandering the halls at work.

She is survived by her son, David Graves; sisters, Patsy Maxwell, Connie (Clayton) Oothoudt and Minnie (Collins) Oakgrove; brothers, Dale (Stephanie) Graves, Franklin Brown, Donald (Diane) Graves and Pete Graves; special niece, Colleen Graves-Reynolds, and six grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her brother, Paul Joe Graves; mother, Edith Graves; daughter, Kathy Graves; and one great-niece.