Jean DeGraff was born in San Bernardino, California in 1930. She passed away in Glendale, Arizona in the early hours of Feb. 19, 2023 at the age of 92 after a long battle with dementia.
Jean lived in Glendale for the last eleven years after moving from Cortez, Colorado where she was a longtime resident. She was employed by Montezuma County and elected the County Clerk where she served for twenty years.
She was preceded in death by her parents John and Vera Hays and her husband Robert (Bob) DeGraff. She is survived by her sons Chuck (Pat) of Prescott Az. Jack (Pam) of Glendale Az. Tim (Cyndy) of Bismark ND. and grandchildren Bill, Sean, Tiffany, Craig, Scott, Bailey, Joshua, Jacqueline, and numerous great grandchildren. Per Jean’s wishes she is being cremated with a graveside service in Cortez, Colorado at a later date.