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Carolyn I. Graber, 75, Elkhart, formerly of Goshen, died at 3:05 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 21, at Riverside Village, Elkhart.
She was born Aug. 25, 1942, in Goshen, to Otis L. and Etta C. (Bussard) Weaver.
She married Abraham "Abe" L. Graber Nov. 26, 1960. He died June 21, 2004. Surviving are a daughter, Tammy (Maynard) Miller, Nappanee; sons, Tim (Amy) Graber and Terry (DeLane) Graber, both of Goshen; 10 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren and one on the way; brothers, Kenneth (Dolores) Weaver, Middlebury, and Ron (Shirleen) Weaver, Wakarusa; sister, Jan (Gary) Ramer, Goshen; and a brother-in-law, Donald Farmwald, Goshen.
Preceding her in death are her parents, husband and a sister, Charlene Farmwald. Carolyn worked as a head cook in the Wa-Nee School system. She was a member of Yellow Creek Mennonite Church and a member of Rook Club through her Sunday school class. She loved to quilt and take care of her flower garden.
Visitation will be 3 to 8 p.m. Monday, Sept. 25, at Rieth-Rohrer-Ehret Funeral Home, 311 S. Main St., Goshen, and one hour prior to the 10:30 a.m. service Tuesday, Sept. 26, at Yellow Creek Mennonite Church, 64910 C.R. 11, Goshen. Pastor Wed Bontreger will officiate.
Burial will follow at Yellow Creek Cemetery.
Memorials may be directed to the Yellow Creek Mennonite Church Building Fund. Online condolences may be offered at www.rrefh.com
Published on September 24, 2017
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