ELBERT COUNTY, CO – William (Mike) Graeff, Deputy Coroner, passed quietly in his sleep early this morning, November 24. Elbert County is greatly saddened by the loss of Mike, who began his career with the county in 1983. He served the people of Elbert County honorably for 38 years; 28 of those as the elected Coroner. Mike’s wife, Sandy Graeff, is the current Coroner. The county elected officials and staff invite you to join them in praying for Mike and his family and to keep them in your hearts this Thanksgiving weekend.