Richard D. Raab Sr
Danner Funeral Home
Richard D. Raab Sr., 72, passed away Wednesday, July 17th, in Abilene. He was born March 4, 1941 in Wayland, Michigan, the son of Wilbur W. and Arla B. (Clawsen) Raab.
Richard was an Army Veteran.
On September 27 1962 he married Edna Marie Dornberger in Abilene. All of their married life has been spent in Abilene.
He was employed by the Dickinson County Highway Department as a bridge crew supervisor, retiring in 2003.
He was preceded in death by a son, Ricky in 2012 and his parents.
Survived by -
Wife: Edna Raab, Abilene
2 Daughters: April Finnigin, Navarre
Corrine Colburn, Fountain, Colorado
4 Sons: John Raab, Abilene
Don Raab, Abilene
Gilbert Raab, Manchester
Christopher Colburn, Fountain, Colorado
Brother: Larry Raab, Wayland, Michigan
The family has chosen cremation.
A graveside memorial service will be held 10:00 A.M. Saturday, August 10th, at the Cheever Cemetery north of Abilene.
The family suggests memorial contributions in his name be made to the Richard D. Raab memorial fund. They may be left at or sent in care of the Danner Funeral Home POB 758 Abilene, Kansas 67410.