UPDATED 11/5 12:43p.m.: This obituary previously misspelled the last name of Dan Graffis. The error has been corrected in this version.
Howard Welty “Ben” Graffis, 83, of Ephrata, died Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013.
He worked for KULE radio for 40 years and was involved in Ephrata’s Little League program.
Survivors include his wife, Grace “Mikki” Graffis; his children, Kate Brantner, Dan Graffis, Bryan Ribble, Nick Graffis, Zack Graffis, Bill Graffis, Ben Graffis and Frank Graffis; and his siblings, Bill Graffis and Martha Jensen.
A memorial Mass will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, Nov. 15 at St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church, 560 S.E. Blvd., Ephrata.
Arrangements are by Kayser’s Chapel and Crematory, Moses Lake.