Thomas Daniel Rabenhorst

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Thomas Daniel Rabenhorst, age 70, of Finksburg, Maryland, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, October 11, 2014 at his home surrounded by his loving family. Born February 14, 1944 in Silver Spring, Maryland, he was the son of Hazen (Woods) Rabenhorst of Westminster and the late Daniel Capell Rabenhorst. He is survived by his wife of 39 years, Carol Ann Fanslau Rabenhorst. Tom was a Christ centered family man who loved doing the work of the Lord. He was active in the Community Bible Study in Westminster. He was a university professor and lectured on geography and thematic cartography for 40 years at the University of Maryland Baltimore County. He enjoyed making maps for the Maryland DNR park service, and loved spending time outdoors. He spent time serving in the U.S. Naval Reserve. His hobbies included hiking, woodworking, running, swimming, gardening, and golfing. Surviving in addition to his mother and wife are sons, Scott Rabenhorst and wife Regina of Silver Spring, Mark Rabenhorst of Finksburg, and Thomas Holochwost and wife Michele of Chance; grandchildren, Elijah Thomas Rabenhorst, Connor and Gavin Holochwost; sister, Donna Rabenhorst Nifong of N.C.; brother, Martin C. Rabenhorst of Hyattsville; and several nieces and nephews. Funeral Services will be held on Thursday, October 16, 2014 at 10 a.m. at the Westminster Baptist Church, 354 Crest Lane, Westminster with Rev. J. Larry Steen and Rev. Barbara Potts officiating. Burial will follow in Evergreen Memorial Gardens in Finksburg. The family will receive friends on Wednesday from 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. at the Myers-Durboraw Funeral Home, 91 Willis St., Westminster. Memorial contributions may be made to the Community Bible Study group c/o: Westminster Baptist Church, 354 Crest Ln., Westminster, MD 21157.



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Myers-Durboraw Funeral Home - Westminster
91 Willis Street
Westminister, MD 21157
410-848-3933
Published in Carroll County Times on Oct. 14, 2014
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