Stephen Graves

Stephen Graves, who embraced the world with an open heart, died tragically Wednesday. He was 32. Richard Stephen Graves was born January 16, 1992, in Edina and graduated from Chaska High School. He was a bright light, showing love and kindness to everyone he met. Stephen was charismatic and beloved by friends and family, drawing people in with his warmth and his ability to make people feel welcome. He is survived by his parents Paul and Laura Graves, brothers Brian, Jacob and Dylan, and by special love Melanie Bakken. Visitation is at 10 a.m. Thursday, Feb 15th at Westwood Community Church in Chanhassen followed by a funeral service at 11 and interment. In lieu of flowers, donations will be accepted for the Walker Art Museum or the Current. Edina Chapel 952-920-3996