Our fellow Rotarian and past president, Denny Graham passed away September 11, 2014.

M. Dennis Graham, D.V.M., 67, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, September 11, 2014, in West Lafayette. Born in Fort Wayne, Dr. Graham graduated from Elmhurst High School and Purdue University, earning his doctorate in Veterinary Medicine in 1971.  He served as a Captain in the U.S. Air Force prior to his honorable discharge in 1974. Dr. Graham founded the Pine Valley Veterinary Clinic in 1979, where he practiced veterinary medicine for the last 35 years.  He had an abundant passion for helping others, which included his love for animals. He was a member of Wallen Baptist Church, Fort Wayne Corvette Club, Northeast Indiana Veterinary Medical Association, John Purdue Club, Purdue Alumni Association, and past president and longstanding member of Anthony Wayne Rotary Club. He and his family enjoyed attending Purdue football and basketball games throughout the years. Camping, road trips, being on the lake, and gardening were among his many hobbies. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and brother. Surviving are his devoted wife of 29 years, Abigail Graham of Fort Wayne; his children, Shaun (Jodi) Graham of Fishers, Brooke (Tammy) Graham of Ballwin, MO, Erika (Sean) Lovell of Sylvan Lake, MI, and Cotter Graham of Louisville, KY; grandchildren, Landon, Hayden, Nolan, Jackson, Sydney, Caleb, Kelton, and Keira; mother, Betty Maksl of Fort Wayne; step-mother, Hatsue Graham of CA; siblings, B.J. (David) Roth of Roanoke, and Gary Graham of Spokane, WA; nephews, Chris Graham and Joe Roth; niece, Jenny Swihart; Chihuahua, Romeo; and his beloved Border Terrier, Linnhe. Dennis was preceded in death by his father, Malcolm Graham, and step-father, Joseph Maksl. Service will be at 2:00 pm, Wednesday, September 17, 2014, at Wallen Baptist Church, 1001 W. Wallen Rd, with calling one hour prior, Rev. John Suciu officiating. Calling at D.O. McComb & Sons Pine Valley Park Funeral Home, 1320 E. Dupont Rd. Tuesday, September 16, 2014, from 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm & 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm. Memorials may be made to Purdue University Veterinary School Scholarship Fund in honor of M. Dennis Graham D.V.M, checks payable to Abigail Graham. To sign the online guest book, go to www.domccombandsons.com.