Obituaries » Loretta M. Graham
November 29, 1936 - May 10, 2016
Loretta M. Graham, 79, of Fort Scott, died May 10, 2016 in Kansas City, Missouri. She was born November 29, 1936 in Fort Scott, Kansas, the daughter of Julius P. and Loretta L. (Bayless) Karleskint. She married John Kemper Graham April 12, 1978, and he preceded her in death May 10, 2012.
Loretta was a member of the Mary Queen of Angels Catholic Church and she worked for Tri-Valley Developmental Services and as Custodial Staff at St. Mary’s School.
Loretta is survived by her daughter, Johanna Graham of Sweetwater, Texas, and three grandchildren, Seth and Sierra Newberry, and Emily Baum. In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents, a sister, Mary Louise Switlik, and two brothers, Charles G. Karleskint, and Julius T. Karleskint.
Following cremation, Father Robert Wachter will celebrate the Funeral Mass at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, May 14, 2016 at Mary Queen of Angels Catholic Church with the Rosary beginning at 10:30 a.m. Interment will follow at the St. Mary’s Cemetery. Services are under the direction of the Konantz-Cheney Funeral Home, 15 W. Wall Street, Fort Scott, KS 66701. Condolences may be submitted to the online guestbook at konantz-cheney.com.