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Herb Rorabeck

1929 - 2016 Obituary Condolences
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Herb Rorabeck


Passed away November 1, 2016.  Herb was born December 1, 1929, in Delton, the son of Clay and Edna (Norris) Rorabeck.  A teacher, for over twenty years, Herb taught at Augusta, Arcadia, Battle Creek Southwestern School, and Kellogg Community College.  He owned and operated Herb Rorabeck Sales for over fifty years.  Herb loved to tell stories and was very proud of his family.  Herb was a life long member of the Seventh-day Adventist Church, as he lived his faith daily. He was a witness to people.  Herb played tennis up to a short time before his passing.  

On February 3, 1951, Herb married the love of his life, Marilyn Shugars, who survives.  Other members of his family include daughters, Linda (John) Hill, and Gayle (Pastor Jerry) Brown; a son in law, Michael Erwin; a brother, Richard Rorabeck; seven grandchildren, nineteen great grandchildren, three great great grandchildren, several nieces and nephews.  Herb was preceded in death by his parents, a daughter, Melody Erwin, and a brother Clarence Rorabeck. 

His family will receive friends, Friday, November 11, 2016, 5:00 to 8:00 PM at the Williams-Gores Funeral Home, Delton.  Funeral services will be conducted, Saturday, November 12, 2016, 3:00 PM, at Hickory Corners Bible Church, 13720 Kellogg School Road, Hickory Corners.  Burial will take place in East Hickory Corners Cemetery.  Memorial contributions to Delton SDA Church (DVC) will be appreciated.  Please visit www.williamsgoresfuneral.com to share a memory or to leave a condolence message for Herb's family.
Published in Battle Creek Enquirer on Nov. 6, 2016
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