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Obituary: Anthony “Tony” DeGraff

October 20, 1927 – April 30, 2019

information provided by Smits Funeral Homes

Anthony “Tony” DeGraff, age 91, of South Holland, IL, passed away peacefully Tuesday, April 30, 2019.

Dearest brother of Bernard (Sylvia) DeGraff and the late Nell DeGraff. Kind uncle of Grace (Jerry) Singer, Wes (Cindy) DeGraff, Shirley DeGraff, David (Dawn) DeGraff, Glen DeGraff, and Wayne DeGraff. Great-uncle to many great-nephews and nieces and great-great-nephews and nieces. Preceded in death by his parents William and Dena DeGraff.

Visitation Friday, May 3, 2019, from 10:00am until the time of the funeral service at 11:00am, at Smits, DeYoung-Vroegh Funeral Home, 649 E. 162nd St. (Rt.6/159th St.), South Holland, IL, with Rev. Daniel Svendsen officiating. Interment Oak Ridge Cemetery – Lansing, IL.

Tony was a member of First Christian Reformed Church of South Holland. Memorial contributions may be given to Bethshan Association or Elim Christian Services.

For further information, please contact 708-333-7000 or visit

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