Lucille McGraw, 81
Lucille "Ozie" McGraw, 81, of Red Lake, died Sunday, March 9, 2008, at the Red Lake Hospital in Red Lake. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Red Lake with the Rev. Pat Sullivan officiating. A wake will begin at...
Lucille "Ozie" McGraw, 81, of Red Lake, died Sunday, March 9, 2008, at the Red Lake Hospital in Red Lake.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Red Lake with the Rev. Pat Sullivan officiating. A wake will begin at 2 p.m. today at the Red Lake Center in Red Lake. Burial will be in the St. Mary's Cemetery in Red Lake. The Cease Family Funeral Home of Bemidji assisted the family with arrangements.
Active pallbearers will be Valerian McGraw, Wilfred McGraw Jr., Clint Zeller, Terry Adams, Charlie Kelly, Terry Neadeau, Joseph Saul and Hank Larson.
Honorary pallbearers will be Nova Larson, Jenna Zeller, Carla McGraw-Zavoral, Sarah McGraw, Carmen McGraw and Valerie McGraw.
She was born Oct. 1, 1926, to Norman and Nancy (Dickenson) Kelly in Red Lake. She married Wilfred J. McGraw Sr. and had three children. She worked as a logger with her uncle, Bob Jeff, as a cook for the Red Lake Police Department and as a foster parent. Her last job was working for 10 years delivering the Bemidji Pioneer in the Red Lake area. She enjoyed watching wrestling, Monday night RAW and Smackdown, doing cross word puzzles, word find and reading romance and mystery novels.
She is survived by her children, Linda McGraw-Adams of Redby, Valerian "PJ" McGraw of Red Lake, Wilfred McGraw Jr. of Red Lake; six grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and ex-husband, Wilfred McGraw Sr.
She was preceded in death by her parents; brother, Norman Kelly Jr.; and one daughter-in-law.