John I. Grafrath, loving husband, father and brother, passed into Eternal Life on Wednesday afternoon January 27, 2016. John received many awards for his excellent service while he worked at Tinker, Oklahoma City Air Force Station and FAA. He was also a very active member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church including Knights of Columbus, Time Out, Keenagers, Small Faith Group, communion minister to the homebound, and taught religious education classes. Survivors include his wife Barbara and son Russell, both of Edmond, Okla., as well as sisters Marge Woodroffe, Sandra Grafrath and brother Bruce Grafrath all of California. Rosary will be 10:30 a.m. followed by the funeral mass at 11 a.m. on Monday February 1, at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Edmond, with burial at Gracelawn Cemetery. Services are under the direction of Matthews Funeral Home, Edmond, Okla.
Published on  January 29, 2016