John Richard Johns

A Mass of Christian burial will be held at 7 p.m. on Dec. 27 at St. Josephs Church in Grafton for John Richard Johns of Grafton, who died at home with his wife Judy at his side at 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2005 at the age of 66.

During his four-month battle with cancer, John was lovingly cared for at home by his daughters and his wife. As a paraplegic, he went peacefully without suffering. Visitation will be held for the immediate family at 6 p.m. on Dec. 27 at the church, prior to the funeral service.

John was born on Aug. 17, 1939. He was the beloved husband of Judy Johns; father of Lisa Collins, Sharon Johnson, Marty Junhans and Chris VanGrimsen. He is further survived by 11 grandchildren.

John is remembered by all who loved him dearly. He was a wonderful loving husband, father and grandfather. He will be missed by all.