Ivan Josephine Graklanoff, 93, of Granite City, passed away Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015, at Rosewood Care Center in Alton.
Ivan was born on Dec. 2, 1921, in Elco, a daughter to the late Melvin and Carrie (Hardy) Carlton.
Ivan was a lifelong homemaker, a member of Suburban Baptist Church and was active in the metro east area home extension.
She is survived by her daughter, Pamela R. Graklanoff; partner, (Monica Rea) of Hazelwood, Mo., and her many cousins.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Edward M. Graklanoff, whom she married on Aug. 25, 1945.
In keeping with Ivan’s wishes, she will be cremated. Irwin Chapel, 3960 Maryville Road in Granite City, is serving the family.