David L. Raber
                                      February 3, 1956 -- March 27, 2016

David L. Raber, 60, of Shipshewana, formerly of Wellman, IA, died peacefully
surrounded by his family at 1:38 pm on Sunday, March 27, at IU Health Goshen
Hospital. He had been battling Myasthenia Gravis since August of 2015. He was
born on February 3, 1956 in LaGrange, to Joni B. and Fannie Mae (Troyer) Raber. On
August 2, 1980 in Kalona, IA he married Darlene Shetler; she survives. Survivors in
addition to his wife are a son, Mitchell (Stacy) Raber of Stanardsville, VA;
a daughter, Bethany (Richard) Mullet of Shipshewana; three grandchildren, Kaisey
Raber and Erikson and Jennika Mullet; his parents in Middlebury; a sister, Debbie
(Freeman) Yoder of Middlebury; two brothers, Daniel (Toni) Raber of Angola, Paul
Raber and Brenda Murphy of Mishawaka; his nieces and nephews include Audra,
Clarissa, Jalen and Danessa. David had been a carpenter and most recently drove a
feed truck for A.D.M. in Kalona, IA. He had been attending Highpoint City Church in
Iowa City, IA and he had a heart for helping those who were hurting. Visitation will
be from 5:00 - 8:00 pm on Thursday March 31, and 2:00 -4:00 and 6:00 - 8:00 pm
Friday, April 1, at Miller-Stewart Funeral Home, 1003 South Main Street Middlebury.
Funeral services will be at 10:00 am on Saturday, April 2, at Townline Mennonite
Church, Shipshewana. Services will be conducted by Pastors Dan Feigenspan and
Calvin Borntrager. Burial will be in Townline Cemetery, Shipshewana. Memorials
may be given to The Luke Commission in Swaziland or to the family for medical
expenses.



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My deepest sympathy to the Raber Family. May God's love and comfort be wrapped
around you during this difficult time. Many prayers to you as you find peace
knowing Dave is home with his heavenly father.
From: Jenni Peak and Family
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Heartfelt sympathy sent to you all! May God give you peace during this trying time!
Love you all!
From: Miriam Troyer & family
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Del and I were sorry to hear of Dave's death. I remember when Darlene and Dave
and I sang last Easter in the small choir and High Point. We send prayers and love
out to Darlene and all the family. Dave is singing with Jesus and all the pain and
suffering is now gone. God Bless you all and may God keep his loving arms around
you now and always. It was a pleasure knowing you two during the time you were at
High Point.
Love
From: Del and Margaret Moore
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As you mourn the loss of Dave,  praying you'll know the comfort and peace of the
Lord's loving presence.
With our sympathiy,
From: Fred & Jane Leichty
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We are praying for comfort and peace for you, Dave's family.  We are so sorry for his
passing.  He was very loved and will be greatly missed.  Thank God for Heaven!  We
know that it's just "see you later". God is good, all the time.
From: Steve and Kitty Sloan
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I just found out that my Dad  Pete Yoder and Dave's Gramma Pollie are first cousins.
You have our sympathy. Mary and Dick Wenman, Marvin and Alice Yoder and Donna
and Scott Kasper From Iowa
From: Pete and Wilma Yoder Family
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Barb and I send our prayers, May the Lord send His peace in the days ahead.
From: John and Barb Miller
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We are praying for comfort and peace for you, Dave's family.  We are so sorry for his
passing.  He was very loved and will be greatly missed.  Thank God for Heaven!  We
know that it's just "see you later!" God is good, all the time.
From: Steve and Kitty Sloan
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