EJ Graham

Graham, EJ age 97, went to be with the Lord Saturday, July 29, 2017 at Walker Methodist Health Center. Preceded in death by wife of 66 years, Patricia; sons James and Richard. Survived by grandchildren Becki (Steve) Otto, Eric (Beverly), Heidi (Shawn) Gardner, Jeff, Jenny (Jake) Morrow, Megan (Paul) Stine; 14 great grandchildren. EJ was born in Kearney, NE. He was the second oldest of eight children. EJ loved watching football, especially his beloved Nebraska Cornhuskers. After working in the furniture industry for many years in Nebraska, he moved to Minnesota where he started Slumberland in 1965 with his son Jim. Most importantly, EJ loved Jesus. For many years he and his wife were members at Crystal Evangelical Free Church where he instituted Evangelism Explosion; a ministry that teaches people how to share their faith in Christ. A memorial service will be held at Wayzata Free Church in Plymouth on Saturday, September 9th at 10:30. Memorials preferred to Evangelism Explosion International.