Amanda Raber, 72, Baltic

Amanda H. Raber, 72, of 33342 County Road 12, Baltic, died Saturday, Dec. 15, 2012, at her residence following a lengthy illness.

She was born Oct. 18, 1940, in Holmes County to the late Henry E. and Katie (Hershberger) Yoder.

She was a homemaker and a member of the Old Order Amish Church.

She is survived by her husband, Chris E. Raber, whom she married Jan. 4, 1961; her children, Clara (Nelson) Troyer, Annie (David) Miller, Eli (Edna) Raber and Henry (Laura) Raber all of Fresno, John (Elsie) Raber of Millersburg, Emma (Henry Jr.) Mast of Fresno, Melvin (Miriam) Raber of Baltic, Mary (Leroy) Troyer and Noah (Katie) Raber both of Fresno and David (Martha) Raber of Baltic; 60 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; a brother Emanuel (Fannie) Yoder of Baltic, sisters Mary Yoder of Baltic, Clara (Eli) Raber of Millersburg, Edna (Clarence) Miller of Glenmont, Esther (Alvin) Raber of Millersburg, Fannie (David) Hershberger, Katie (Mose) Mast and Ada (Dan) Erb all of Baltic and Emma (Noah) Yoder of Millersburg, sister-in-law Fannie Yoder of Baltic, brother-in-law Dan C. Yoder of Baltic, 4 step-brothers and a step-sister.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her daughter Susan Raber, 2 grandchildren, 1 great-granddaughter, brother Eli Yoder, sister Ella Yoder and brother-in-law Roy Yoder.

Services will be held on Monday, December 17, 2012 at 9 a.m. at the Raber residence with Bishop Roman N. Yoder officiating.

Burial was in the Hersh-berger Cemetery in Crawford Twp., Coshocton County.

Arrangements were handled by Smith-Varns Funeral Home at Sugarcreek.

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