Pat Graves

Obituary of Pat Graves

Longtime Paicines resident, Pat Graves, passed away on January 1st, 2018, at the age of 83 years. She was born and raised in San Angelo, Texas, where she met and married Curtis Graves in 1952 while he served in the U.S. Air Force. A homemaker all her life, she enjoyed entertaining family and friends and was an avid reader. She is survived by her husband, Curt, of 65 years, 4 children, 14 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.


Pat had a deep and abiding faith in Jesus Christ and was active at Saint Like’s Episcopal Church and then Saint Augustine Anglican Church in Hollister. She was much loved by all and will be missed greatly.


Visitation will be on Saturday, January 6th at 12:00 p.m. with services beginning at 1:00 p.m. at Grunnagle-Ament-Nelson Funeral Home. A reception will follow at Paine’s Restaurant. A private family-only graveside service will be held in Los Gatos on Sunday where Pat will be laid to rest with her son, Timothy Edward Graves, who died of leukemia at 3 years old.


The family would like to express their heartfelt thanks to the doctors and nursing staff at Stanford Hospital, Hazel Hawkins Memorial Hospital, and to Alicia, her home caregiver.