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Dale R. Raab

November 28, 1943 — March 4, 2018

Dale R. Raab
Dale R. Raab, 74, longtime Ogema resident, died on Sunday, March 4, 2018, at the Clark County Rehab and Living Center, in Clark County.
He was born on November 28, 1943, at a farmhouse in Ogema, the son of Adam and Mabel(Larsen) Raab.
He attended his elementary classes at Wildwood School, a one-room schoolhouse a couple miles down the road from the farm. He went on to graduate from Prentice High School in 1963.
Upon graduation he found employment as a milk truck driver with Dick Gordon’s company, serving farms throughout Price and Taylor counties.
He was then drafted and proudly served his country in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. Upon returning from service, he worked as an employee for the Price County Highway Department until he retired in 2001.
Dale married Kathy Froeming on July 19, 1969 in Kennan, Wi. They celebrated over 48 years of marriage together.
He was actively involved in his church and his community from a young age.
Dale served as a member of the Ogema Volunteer Fire Company for over 30 years, serving as treasurer for a portion of that time, he received the Firefighter of the Year award twice. He was actively involved in the VFW Post #6177, Catawba, served as the Ogema Town Constable and was a member of the Ogema Town Board.
Outside of his work and volunteer life, Dale enjoyed team softball, league bowling, shooting pool, hunting, throwing horseshoes, camping with his family and friends, playing cards, and telling stories to anyone who would listen.
He is survived by his wife Kathy, Ogema, by his children: Scott (Tracy), Raab, Ogema, Sandra (David) Nehls, Prentice, Jason (Melissa) Raab, and LeeAnn Raab, all of Ogema,
By 1 brother: Fred (Pat) Raab, of Donna, Texas, by 8 grandchildren: Hannah, Isaac, Megan, Alyson, Olivia, Leah, Kara, and Adam.
Dale was preceded in death by his parents, and 1 brother Daniel Raab.
A celebration of life will be held on Friday, March 9, 2018 at 11:00 A.M. at the First Lutheran Church of Ogema, with Pastor Quinlan Koch officiating. Military Honors will be conducted by the Southern Price County VFW Post #8491 of Prentice.
Friends may call from 10:00 A.M. on Friday, March 9, 2018, at the Ogema Lutheran Church until the time of the service.
Honor Guard will be members of the Ogema Volunteer Fire Company.
Inurnment will be at a later date at the Hillside Cemetery, Ogema.
A memorial fund has been established.
The family of Dale Raab wishes to extend our sincere thanks to the staff of Clark County Rehab and Living Center, Hope Hospice and Pallative Care. Inc., Pastor Quinlan Koch, and all of our friends and extended family that offered their compassion and support.
The Heindl Funeral Home, is in charge of the arrangements.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.heindlfuneralhome.com

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Friday, March 9, 2018

10:00 - 11:00 am

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W4950 State Road 86, Ogema, WI 54459

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Friday, March 9, 2018

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