Marcia Carol (Bratland) McGraw, 73, of Redfield, SD passed away peacefully at her home on Wednesday, June 16, 2021. Visitation will be from 9:30 am to 10:30 am on Monday, June 21, 2021, at Hyke Funeral Home in Redfield. The family will be present to accept condolences.
Her funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, June 21, at Hyke Funeral Home. A time of lunch and fellowship will follow the service at the Spink County 4-H Building in Redfield. A private interment will follow at Rockham Grace Cemetery in Rockham, SD. Reverend Brian Wasmoen will officiate.
For those unable to attend in person, the funeral service will be live-streamed to the funeral home’s website (www.hykefuneralhome.com). Hyke Funeral Home has been entrusted with arrangements.
Marcia was born in Willow Lake, SD to Forrest and Marcella (Seefeldt) Bratland on October 29, 1947. She attended Willow Lake School in Willow Lake where she later married Alan Lee McGraw on December 28, 1965. Marcia and Alan moved to Illinois in 1965 where she worked in cafés and a nursing home until they moved back to South Dakota in 1976. They later divorced. Marcia met her partner, Ryan Neu, at the SDDC in Redfield where she worked for over 20 years. Marcia and Ryan were happy together for 16 years until his passing.
Marcia was a smart, strong-willed, and sassy woman who wasn't afraid to tell her family what she was thinking--especially any time a QVC addiction was mentioned--and she never had a bad thing to say about anyone. She loved traveling with her sisters and her partner Ryan and took her dream trip to Alaska with her sisters. Marcia never missed a chance to go watch the bulls at the PBR. And, although she loved to travel, her deeper love for family kept her close to home. You could find her taking pictures of everyone at her grandchildren's sporting events and concerts. She was creative, dabbling in just about any craft she could get her hands on and loved to beat her sister Jenette at a round (or eight) of canasta.
Marcia is survived by her brother Odean Bratland of Costa Rica; sister Jennette Kuca of Sioux Falls, SD; children: Wade "Tator" and Kim McGraw of Raymond, SD and Alisa and Joe Lutter of Redfield; and grandchildren: Tate, Tye, and Taylor McGraw of Raymond; Dylan and Sonya Lutter of Wamego, KS, Joseph and Sarah Lutter, Jamie Wagner-Lutter, Emma and Garrett Salonen, and Skyler Lutter, all of Redfield. She is also survived by her six great-grandchildren: Reagan, Krue, Lucy, Will, Noah, and Madylan Lutter; extended family Mike and Diane Neu and Dalton Flahaven, all of Rapid City; and beloved dog Glitzy.
She was preceded in death by her parents, sister Sandy, and partner Ryan Neu.
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