McAlester News-Capital, McAlester, OK


July 9, 2014

Mark Anthony Graf

Mark Anthony Graf, 55, died Friday, June 27, 2014, at his Tulsa home.

Mass of Christian burial was July 1 at Church of The Resurrection with the Rev. Steve Austin officiating. Arrangements were under the direction of Schaudt’s Glenpool Funeral Service & Cremation Care.

Born Nov. 3, 1958, in Russell, Kansas, he was the son of Clarence Graf and Rita (John) Graf. He graduated from Russell High School with the Class of 1976.

He married Teresa Gutierrez on Feb. 24, 1980. He worked as a consultant in the oil and gas industry.

He had a few hobbies which he enjoyed. He liked playing golf and riding his motorcycle. He enjoyed working in the oil field and was a “jack of all trades.” He also liked old cars.

He was a member of Church of The Resurrection in Tulsa.

Survivors include his wife, Teresa; his daughters, Sandra Wright, Luci Angel and her husband, Donnie, Grace Hutchison and her husband, Daniel, Laura Swindle, Chrissi Rhine and CJ Thurber.

Also, his mother, Rita Graf; his brother, Brad and his wife, Michelle; his sister, Kim Sly and her husband, Jim; three grandchildren, and numerous other family, friends and acquaintances.

He was preceded in death by his father, Clarence Graf; his daughter, Martha, and his brother, John.

Memorials may be made to Kaiser Rehab or Little Linksters.

Pallbearers were Donnie Angel, Daniel Hutchison, Chris Smart, Damon Cook, Brad Graf and Taylor Graf.


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