Kenneth William Rabe Sr., 77, of Alton, Mo., was born Sept. 5, 1931, in Watseka, Ill., and died Oct. 21, 2008, at the West Vue Nursing Center.
Kenneth was a member of the Lutheran Church where he served as an elder and as a Sunday school teacher.
He is survived by: two sons, Kenneth W. Rabe Jr., of Gary, Ind., and Timothy Wayne Rabe of Alton, Mo.; one daughter, Gwen Rebardi of Mtn. View, Mo.; three grandchildren, Chris, Tyrell and Logan; four brothers, Robert, Roger, Stuart and Dennis; three sisters, Barbara, Sharon and Sandy; and numerous other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by: his parents, William Rabe and Hulda Windhorn Rabe; his wife, Donna Rabe; and a daughter, Eleanor.
Services were held Oct. 25 at the Clary Funeral Home Chapel in Alton with Pastor John Gerlach officiating. Interment followed in the Shiloh Cemetery.
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