Joseph A. Graber
                                 November 30, 1921 -- August 28, 2018

Joseph A. Graber, 96, of White Pigeon, MI, died peacefully at 5:45 am on
Tuesday, August 28 at his residence. He was born on November 30, 1921 in
Middlebury, to Abraham and Bena (Roth) Graber. On August 21, 1948 in
Clinton Brick Mennonite Church he married Cora Miller; she survives.
Survivors in addition to his wife are four daughters, Linda (Dan) Peterson of
Granger, Lorraine (Neal) Mishler of Waynesboro, PA, LuAnne (Kerry) Hart of
Elwood City, PA, Lois (Mike) Featherstone of Constantine, MI; two sons,
Lowell (LaDonna) Graber of White Pigeon, MI, Lester (Kristal) Graber of
Washington, DC; 18 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren; two sisters,
Esther (Glen) Riegsecker of Middlebury, Ruby (Floyd) Miller of White Pigeon,
MI; brother, Sam (Adeline) Graber of Goshen. He was preceded in death by
his parents, five brothers, Allen Graber, Ezra Graber, Ervin Graber, Floyd
Graber, and Dan Graber. He was a member of Clinton Brick Church and a
retired farmer. Joe was a World War II Army veteran who received a Purple
Heart from the Pacific Theater. He was proud to earn his GED at the age of  
65. Joe and Cora traveled to many countries after retiring and enjoyed many
new sites and cultures. They lived in their farmhouse for 65 years and
enjoyed 70 years of marriage. Visitation will be from 2:00 - 4:00 and 6:00 -
8:00 pm Friday, August 31 at Miller-Stewart Funeral Home, 1003 South Main
Street, Middlebury. Family and friends will gather at Clinton Brick Cemetery
for a 10:00 am graveside service on Saturday, September 1. A memorial
service will follow at 11:00 am at Clinton Brick Church. Services will be
conducted by grandson Joe Graber. Memorials may be given to Clinton Brick
Church.  


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