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Eugene McGraw

September 23, 1928 — March 12, 2019

Eugene McGraw

Eugene “Bud” McGraw Of White Bear Lake Passed away March 12, 2019 Eugene was born in Litchfield, Minnesota on September 23, 1928. He was the son of Anna (Casey) and David McGraw. After graduating high school, he moved to Mankato where he began attending Mankato State University. Where he met Virginia and married on April 15th 1961. Eugene worked for Gerber Baby Foods for 30 years and raised their 5 children in White Bear Lake. Eugene enjoyed walking every night and talking with friends. He was also known for his love of going out for breakfast in the morning and listening to the radio. His family was the center of his life and he particularly loved spending time with their grandchildren. Preceded in death by his siblings; Bill, Jerry, Helen Boerner. Survived by his wife Virginia and children; Mark (Danelle) McGraw of Rosemount, Craig McGraw of Cokato, John (Andrea Boecker) McGraw of Woodbury, Molly (Steve) Ertle of White Bear Lake, Jenny (Ryan) Mehus of Woodbury. Grandchildren, Michael McGraw, Kyle McGraw, Jack McGraw, Matthew McGraw, Sarah McGraw, Katie Ertle, Hannah Ertle, Jorgen Mehus, Ashlyn Mehus, Elise Boecker, and Calvin Boecker. And by his brothers, Joe McGraw, and Ed McGraw and sister Geraldine Boerner. Mass of Christian Burial at St. Mary of the Lake Church, Bald Eagle Ave. at 4th St, WBL, Saturday, March 23rd at Noon. Visitation 1 hour prior to Mass at church. Reception follows Mass at the Parish Center. Interment in St. Mary of the Lake Cemetery at a later date.
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Saturday, March 23, 2019

11:00am - 12:00pm

St. Mary of the Lake Catholic Church

4741 Bald Eagle Ave, White Bear Lake, MN 55110

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Saturday, March 23, 2019

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St. Mary of the Lake Catholic Church

4741 Bald Eagle Ave, White Bear Lake, MN 55110

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Saturday, March 23, 2019

1:00 - 2:30pm

St. Mary of the Lake Parish Center

4690 Bald Eagle Ave, White Bear Lake, MN 55110

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St. Mary of the Lake Catholic Cemetery of White Bear Lake

4690 Bald Eagle Ave, White Bear Lake, MN 55110

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