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Edward E. Raab

December 13, 1948 November 29, 2018
Edward  E. Raab
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Obituary for Edward E. Raab

Edward E. Raab, 69, of Red Oak, died at home, on Thursday November 29, 2018. Edward was born December 13, 1948 in Freeport the son of Myrnice and Elaine (Rowe) Raab. He married Kim Sullivan August 14, 2013. Edward proudly served his country in the U.S. Army from 1972-1975. He was a truck driver for over 40 years. He enjoyed being outdoors, camping, wood cutting, and being with his horses in his free time.

Surviving are his wife, Kim Raab of Red Oak; three sons, Mike (Marcia) Raab of Argyle, Wisconsin, Matt (Jolene) Raab and Jason Raab both of Red Oak; two brothers, Bill (Kim) Raab of Warren and Dennis (Courtney) Cosgrove of Nora; father and mother-in-law, Lloyd and Marcia Duffield. Also surviving are six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Edward was preceded in death by his parents, and one sister, Shirley.

Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m. Wednesday December 5, 2018 at Burke Tubbs Funeral Home. Pastor Bill Blomberg will officiate. Visitation will be Tuesday 3:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. at Burke Tubbs. Burial will be in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens. A memorial has been established in Edward's memory. Please sign his guestbook and share a story at

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11:00 AM 12/5/2018 11:00:00 AM - 11:45 AM 12/5/2018 11:45:00 AM
Burke-Tubbs Funeral Home - Freeport Location

504 N. Walnut
Freeport, IL 61032

Visitation will be Tuesday 3:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. at Burke Tubbs.

Burke-Tubbs Funeral Home - Freeport Location
504 N. Walnut Freeport 61032 IL
United States

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Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens Final Resting Place

2514 IL 26
Freeport, IL 61032

2514 IL 26 Freeport 61032 IL
United States

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