Passing of Line Supervisor Todd Allen Graves


Todd A. Graves, age 58, of Spicer, passed away unexpectedly Friday morning, Jan. 22, at his residence.  

A private family service will be held on Monday, Feb. 8, at the Open Door Church in Spicer.  A public celebration of life service will be held later this summer.  Arrangements are with the Peterson Brothers Green Lake Funeral Home in Spicer.  

Todd Allen Graves was born on November 27, 1962, in St. Cloud, Minnesota, the son of Gerald and Rosemary (Doeden) Graves.  He grew up in St. Cloud, attended Apollo High School and then the Minnesota West Community College in Jackson.  Todd was employed with the Willmar Municipal Utilities for almost 30 years.  He began working as a lineman and was currently a supervisor.  Todd attended the Open Door Church in Spicer.  He enjoyed playing guitar, painting, reading, fishing and being outdoors.  He had a wonderful sense of humor and a very infectious laugh.  Todd cherished being with his family. 

 He is survived by his two children, Michael Thometz of Spicer and Nichole (and Dana) Huston of Sartell; two grandchildren, Lucy and Tyler Huston; his mother, Rosemary Graves of St. Cloud and two siblings, Tam (and Ed) Croteau of Foley and Dan Graves of Roseau, besides other relatives and friends.  

He was preceded in death by his father and grandparents, Charles and Viola Graves and Fred and Inez Doeden.

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