John I. Grafrath Jr.


Loving husband father and brother passed into Eternal Life on Wednesday afternoon January 27th. 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 Oklahoma, as well as sisters Marge Woodroffe, Sandra Grafrath and brother Bruce Grafrath all of California. Rosary at 10:30am followed by the funeral mass at 11am on Monday Feb 1st at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Edmond, Burial at Gracelawn Cemetery.

Services are under the direction of Matthews Funeral Home, Edmond, OK.


  1. We are so very sorry for your loss. John was a very kind & gentle man. We will miss his attendance at St Johns & pray you will feel the arms of Jusus comforting you during moments you are most in need.

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