John Edward Graff

b. 7 August 1937, d. 13 October 1968


FatherMilo H. Graff b. 22 Oct 1907, d. 15 Feb 1972
MotherMary Irene O'Meara b. 13 Nov 1911, d. 22 Apr 1995
Relationship2nd great-grandson of Herman Theodore Bunkers
Appears on chartsDescendants (with spouses) of Herman Theodore Bunkers
In Family LineBunkers


Birth7 Aug 1937 John Edward Graff was born on 7 Aug 1937 in Granville, Sioux County, Iowa. 
Marriage27 Jun 1959 He and an unknown or excluded person were married on 27 Jun 1959 in Paulina, O'Brien County, Iowa. 
Death13 Oct 1968 He died on 13 Oct 1968 in LeMars, Plymouth County, Iowa, at age 31. Killed in an auto accident. 
Obituary John Edward Graff's obituary appeared in the

Paullina Man Killed in Car Crash

Le Mars, Iowa -- Special:

John Edward Graff, 31, of Paullina, Iowa, was killed, apparently early Sunday, when the car he was driving went out of control and crashed as it approached a curve on a country gravel road a fourth of a mile north of the Le Mars city park.

The auto wreckage was found at 7:30 a.m. Sunday by two members of the LeMars Police Department.

Mr. Graff, who was driving north, apparently was thrown from the car in the accident, officers said. The automobile land on him, pinning him beneath it.

The Plymouth County medial examiner said the mishap probably occurred between midnight Saturday and 7 a.m. sunday.

Investigating officers were Plymouth County Sheriff James Mertes and Iowa Highway Patrolman Richard Helmers of LeMars.

Mr. Graff was attending Northwestern College at Orance City, Iowa, and he was employed as a part-time bus driver for the Maurice-Orange City Consolidated School.

Survivors include his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Milo Graff of Granville; four sisters, Mrs. Don Schiltz of Remsen, Iowa, Mrs. Gene Heying of Granville, Mrs. Ted DeVries of LaPorte City, Iowa, and Miss Julie Graff of Spencer, Iowa; and five brothers, Ken of Lake City, Iowa, Douglas of Omaha, Bruce of Des Moines, Gene, a student at Briar Cliff College in Sioux City, and Milo Jr., at home.

Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church at Granville. The Rev. N.J. Becker will officiate. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

The Rosary will be said at 5, 8, 8:30, and 9 o'clock Tuesday evening at Spalding Hall at Granville.

(This obituary appeared in the local area newspaper, October 1968.) on an unknown date . 
Burial16 Oct 1968 He was buried on 16 Oct 1968, age 31, in Saint Joseph's Catholic Church Cemetery, located in Granville, Sioux County, Iowa. 

Children of John Edward Graff and an unknown or excluded spouse

3 known children of John Edward Graff may still be living.