Ezra Graber
                               October 27, 1918 -- February 4, 2015

Ezra Graber, 96, of Goshen, died at 12:45 am on Wednesday, February 4, at
his residence. He was born on October 27, 1918 in Mylo, ND, to Abraham and
Rubena  (Roth) Graber.  On June 1, 1941, he married Maudie Kauffman, she
died Jan. 28, 2001. On May 18, 2002 he married Irma Gingerich, she survives.
Survivors in addition to his wife are two daughters, Wanda (Wayne)
Bontrager of Goshen and Judy Eash of Holland, MI; two sons, Merlin Graber
of Plant City, FL and Donald Graber of Constantine, MI; 11 grandchildren, 19
great grandchildren; two sisters, Esther (Glen) Riegsecker of Middlebury and
Ruby (Floyd) Miller of White Pigeon, MI; two brothers, Joe (Cora) Graber of
White Pigeon, MI and Sam (Adelane) Graber of Middlebury; two step sons,
Jim (Sharon) Haarer of Goshen and Dennis (Joyce) Haarer of Houston, TX;
step daughter-in-law, Patricia Haarer of Goshen; six step grandchildren, 10
step great-grandchildren.  He was preceded in death by his parents, first wife,
four brothers, Allen, Dan, Floyd, and Ervin Graber, and a step son, Richard
Haarer. He was a member of New Life Christian Church. He was a successful
farmer who helped to initiate the idea of seed corn to the southern Michigan
area, delivered RV's for 30 years, and enjoyed many hobbies. Visitation will
be from 1:00 pm-8:00 pm on Friday, February 6 at Miller-Stewart Funeral
Home, 1003 South Main Street, Middlebury and for one hour prior to the 1:00
pm funeral services on Saturday, February 7 at New Life Christian Center,
15685 SR 120, Bristol. Services will be conducted by Rev. Dennis Haarer.
Burial will be in Miller Cemetery, Goshen. Memorials may be given to Goshen
Hospice.  



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I'm so very sorry for your loss.  May God's peace and comfort envelop you all
as you go through this time.
From: Shawn Noblit
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Dennis and Joyce Haarer,  We are so very saddened to hear of the passing of
your step father.  Our prayers are with you and your family.  May God's peace
cover you during this time.
From: Gale and Yvette Hukill
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Dennis Haarer,  What a blessing he was to your mom and to all who knew
Ezra. Very sorry for this loss. Thinking of all of you today.
From: Brian Houlihan
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Pastor and Joyce. So sorry we can't make it. We will be praying for you and
your family. God bless you. Love to all.....
From: Dick and Marti Rice
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Lots of memories with and about Ezra, usually with a chuckle. I will miss his
various concoctions of food, beverages, and stories. He had a long and full
life. I aspire to be a lot like him and Grandpa.
From: Kirk Miller
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