Patrick “Pat” McGraw, age 58, died unexpectedly of a heart attack on Sunday, June 29, 2014 at
his home in Henderson. Funeral service will be 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 3 at Word of Life
Church in Le Sueur. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, July 2 at the Kolden
Funeral Home in Le Sueur and also one hour prior to service time at the church on Thursday.
Interment will be in Calvary Cemetery in Le Sueur.
Pat was born on July 15, 1955 to John and Alvera (Harnisch) McGraw in St. Peter. He attended
St. Anne’s School in Le Sueur and graduated from Le Sueur High School and attended the
University of Minnesota in Duluth and the Twin Cities. He married Denise Junker on June 20,
1992 at the United Methodist Church in Le Sueur. Pat operated the third generation McGraw
Monument Works in LeSueur. Pat worked long hours to provide for his family and also to
produce monuments that would be fairly priced and appealing to the many customers that
McGraw Monuments has served. He was creative and skilled at his trade. His hard work
provided a fine home and vacation times that created many memories and allowed Denise to be a
stay-at-home mom. Pat was a conversationalist, had a sense of humor and was gracious, humble
He is survived by his wife, Denise,
Children, Lauren & Riley,
Siblings, Ann (Chuck) Fuller of Litchfield, MN
Elizabeth (Tom) Hynes-McGraw of St. Peter, MN,
Margaret (Bill) Walter of Sheboygan, WI,
Terese McGraw of St. Peter, MN
Many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents.