Frank J. Karaffa

Waco, Texas

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Still thining and praying for you all. May God continue to be merciful to you. Please let us know if we can do anything for you.

Frank was a legend in my life. Coming to Baylor from Fond du Lac, WI in the summer of 1968, I was told to seek him out and we had millions of long conversations with each other about every imaginable subject. During my college years I was privileged to know several members of the family and I share your sorrow over his passing. Can't go bowling without thinking of Frank.

Frank was a wonderful man, so pleasant and kind. He will be missed. My prayers are with you .

As a new faculty member of Baylor's Health, Human Performance and Recreation Department i never knew Dr. Karaffa personally, but see his legacy in the amazing academic program he helped create. I wish all those who knew and loved him my sincere sympathies.

My deepest sympathy to Dr. Ann and the family.
What a great man and teacher Dr. Karaffa was. He was one of my all time favorite teachers at Baylor and beyond.I always looked forward to his classes,our conversations and could always postpone class a little by talking fishing with him.I may be the only student he ever excused for a missed class,because I had an excuse he had "never heard before".He did not recognize excuses EVER. He had that rare type of personality that...

Grew up across the street from the Karaffas and thought the world of Frank! He was truly someone I looked up to as a kid. Just like my dad, he'll be greatly missed!
Susan, I'm sorry for your lose!


Frank's Obituaries

Frank Karaffa passed away in Waco, Texas. Funeral Home Services for Frank are being provided by Wilkirson-Hatch-Bailey Funeral Home. The obituary was featured in Waco Tribune-Herald on May 8, 2013, and Waco Tribune-Herald on May 10, 2013.