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Ann Marie (Mehrling) Graber, age 75, went to be with her Lord, February 1, 2018. She was born May 3, 1942 at Bixby Hospital, Adrian, Michigan the daughter of William and Mildred (Borton) Mehrling. Ann Marie attended Lincoln Elementary and was a 1960 graduate of Adrian High School. She met the love of her life, Jim Graber and they were married September 9, 1960, in her parent's home on Michigan Avenue. Later that month, they moved to Saline, where they still reside, Ann was a member of the Saline "TOPS" Club. She also was a wonderful homemaker and caregiver, who will be forever missed by her family and friends. Ann is survived by her husband, Jim and their son, Kevin and wife, Heidi; grandson, Chris; mother, Mildred Mehrling all of Saline; sister in law, Pat (Graber) Wolfe; nephew, Scott (Heather) Wolfe, both of Adrian and niece, Pam (Brad) Roark of Columbus, Ohio. She was preceded in death by her father, William Mehrling. Funeral services will be 2:00 P.M. Monday, February 5, 2018 at the J. Gilbert Purse Funeral Home, Tecumseh with Rev. Dr. Tom Zimmerman and Rev. James Tuttle of Saline United Methodist Church officiating, Visitation will be 1:00 P. M. Monday, one hour preceding the service. Final resting place will be in Lenawee Hills Memorial Park, Adrian. Condolences to the family may be made online at www.pursefuneralhome.com.