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Julius Arthur Grauf

February 13, 1921 ~ May 5, 2022 (age 101)


Julius Arthur Grauf, 101, of York County, passed away Thursday May 5, 2022 at 8:43 am in the residence of his son Karl L. Grauf.  He was the husband of Marie J. (Freese) Grauf who passed away November 2, 2014.  Born in Reading, Mr. Grauf was the son of the late Charles V. and Margaret (Werner) Grauf.  He served in the United States Army during World War II and was employed by Fort Indiantown Gap in carpentry.  Mr. Grauf is survived by his children, Arthur J. Grauf, husband of Bernarda Grauf; Lydia M. Grauf, wife of Paul Cheatwood; Karl L. Grauf, husband of Dawn Grauf; Kurt J. Grauf, husband of Patricia Grauf, and his 6 grandchildren, 2 great grandchildren and 1 great great grandchild.  Mr. Grauf was preceded in death by 6 siblings.

Funeral Service will be held at Bean Funeral Home, 129 East Lancaster Ave. Shillington, Thursday, May 12, 2022 at 11:00 am.  Reverend James Banach will officiate.  Interment with Military Honors rendered by the United States Army Honor Guard and the Topton American Legion Post 217 will follow at Forest Hills Memorial Park.  The family will receive relatives and friends at Bean Funeral Home Thursday from 10:00 am to 11:00 am.  Online condolences may be made at

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