Obituaries

Billy Bachman McGraw 1924 - 2011 Tonganoxie

Services for Billy Bachman McGraw, 87, Tonganoxie, will be 10 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 22, at the United Methodist Church in Tonganoxie.
The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Monday at Quisenberry Funeral Home, Tonganoxie.
Mr. McGraw died Thursday, February 17, 2011 at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
He was born March 11, 1924, in Tonganoxie, the son of John and Bertha Bachman McGraw. He was a 1942 graduate of Tonganoxie High School. Mr. McGraw served in the U.S. Army Air Corps and was a World War II veteran. He was united in marriage to Jean Young on April 15, 1946. He was a farmer and founder of McGraw Fertilizer Company, Tonganoxie, and a member of the United Methodist Church, Tonganoxie.
He was preceded in death by his daughter, Roxie Breshears.
Survivors include his wife, Jean, of the home; son, Mike (Karen) McGraw, Tonganoxie; daughter, Millie (Robert) Peltzman, San Carlos, Calif.; sister, Shirley Conrad, Tonganoxie; four grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
Memorials are suggested to the VFW Park or to the United Methodist Church, care of Quisenberry Funeral Home, 604 E. Fourth St., Tonganoxie 66086.