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GRAHAM, Dr. John Kenneth



1932 – 2023

Dr. John Kenneth Graham of Innisfail, Alberta passed away peacefully at Rosefield Centre on April 5, 2023, at the age of 90 years.

Ken was born on September 16, 1932, to Alexander and Annie Graham. He was raised on the family farm, Griggy, outside of Monaghan, Ireland. He studied medicine at Trinity College Dublin, and later immigrated to Canada with his wife, Phyllis, in 1958. He moved to Innisfail in 1959 with Phyllis and his growing family.

He practiced medicine for forty years at the Innisfail Hospital and the Innisfail Associate Clinic with many friends and colleagues, retiring in 1998. He loved to farm and raise Charolais cattle. He also loved fishing, pheasant hunting, golfing, curling, and walking his dogs. He was dedicated to his family, patients, and Innisfail and the surrounding community. Ken was a proud member of the Innisfail Lions Club and enjoyed driving the countryside and visiting with his many friends. He especially loved spending time with his children and grandchildren.

Ken remained a gentleman to the end.

If desired, Memorial Donations may be made in Dr. Graham’s honor to the Innisfail Health Centre or Rosefield Centre, 5023 42 Street, Innisfail, Alberta T4G 1A9 Condolences, memories, and photos may be shared and viewed at Arrangements in care of: Heartland Funeral Services Ltd., 4415 – 49 Street, Innisfail, Alberta. Phone: 403.227.0006  

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