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Lois Graff Rubin, a resident of Farmington Hills, Michigan, died on November 21st, 2020 at the age of 77. Funeral services arranged by The Dorfman Chapel.

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Location of Service:
Private Graveside Services
Date of Service:
Tuesday November 24th, 2020
Time of Service:
2:00 PM  
Interment at:
Beth El Memorial, 28120 6 Mile Rd, Livonia, MI
Rabbi Joshua L. Bennett  
Shiva Information:
A virtual religious service will be held Tuesday and Wednesday evenings at 7:00PM by Zoom Session

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Please note the service will be 7:00PM Central Time (8:00PM Eastern Time).
Meeting ID: 941 1530 5594
Passcode: 233405  

Charitable contributions:
Emanuel and Matilda Graff Scholarship Fund at the Wayne State University Medical School

• Checks: Make check payable to Wayne State University School of Medicine; write “Emanuel and Matilda Graff Scholarship” in memo line. Please include a phone number or email on check.
Envelopes should be addressed to: Wayne State University, PO Box 674602, Detroit, MI 48267-4602
• Credit Cards: Credit card numbers can be given over the phone by calling 313-577-2263
• Online: Gifts may be made online at Under "Choose your designation" field, scroll to and click on "Other" (last item in drop down menu). In the next field insert “Emanuel and Matilda Graff Endowed Memorial Scholarship in the School of Medicine.” Just above the "Give Now" button at the bottom of the screen is a "Select Tribute" button that allows donors to designate the gift as "in memory of."

or to Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc.
Attn: Online Services
P.O. Box 97166
Washington, DC 20090-7166
Phone: (800) 430-4907  

Family Members:
Lois Graff Rubin of Farmington Hills died at the age of 77 on Saturday, November 21st. She is survived by her loving daughters, Sheryl (Dr. Jonathan) Necheles and Lisa (Grant) Kravitz; grandchildren, Jordyn and Sari Kravitz and Leo and Rachel Necheles; sisters June Graff Dreznick and Maxine Graff (Neil) Goodman; a host of nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews; cousins; and a world of cherished friends. She was the daughter of Emanuel (Manny) and Matilda Soller (Bobbie) Graff. Lois grew up in Detroit. She loved her summers at camp in Toronto and New York, as well as at Camp Tamarack in Michigan. She never forgot traveling to Washington D.C. with her New York camp friends to hear Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. deliver his “I Have a Dream” speech. Lois graduated from Mumford High School in 1960 and attended Wayne State University where she received both her Bachelors degree in Education and a Masters Degree in Guidance and Counseling. Initially an elementary school teacher, she took time off to raise her daughters, returning to the workforce as a school counselor and then as a jobs counselor in the private sector. She loved working with and helping others find their place in the world. Upon retirement, there was nothing Lois loved more than spending time with family and friends, traveling and creating memories, and using her amazing talents such as jewelry making.  
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