Happy Couple! Betty Kramer O'Grady and John Edward O'Grady. John Edward O'Grady was born on August 11, 1922, in St Joseph, Missouri, his father, Michael, was 21 and his mother, Rose, was 17. He married Betty Jean Kramer on February 28, 1946. They had two children during their marriage. He died on October 9, 1995, in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, at the age of 73.