Evelyn A. "Evie" Raber, 79, of Huntington, IN, died Thursday, Dec. 27, 2012, at 9:29 p.m. at Lutheran Hospital, Fort Wayne.
Mrs. Raber attended Huntington North High School to get her GED in 1992, and to Ivy Tech to become a home health aide. She worked at Triad-Utrad for 18 years, and Professional Janitorial Services for two years. She was a member of Pleasant Grove United Methodist Church and American Legion Post 85 Auxiliary.
She was born Sept. 3, 1933, in Huntington to Hayden O. and Clara A. Parrett Bowers. She married Frederick "Bob" Raber on July 17, 1952, in Huntington. He preceded her in death on Nov. 17, 2009.
Suriving are three sons, Robert W. "Bobby" Raber, Joey A. Raber and Terry (Sandy) Raber, all of Huntington; a daughter, Pennie M. (Ron) Millington, of Anderson; a sister, RoxAnna K. (Bob) Shoemate, of Huntington; four brothers, Donald E. Bowers, Larry A. Bowers, Gary L. Bowers and Norman E. Bowers, all of Huntington; 15 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren.
Calling is Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2012, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Deal-Rice Funeral Home-Huntington Chapel, 338 E. Washington St., Huntington. Inurnment will be at a later date at Marion National Cemetery.
Preferred memorials are to the family in care of Deal-Rice Funeral Home, 338 E. Washington St., Huntington, IN 46750.
Online condolences may be made at dealricefuneralhomes.com.