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Alta Graber

September 24, 1921 — December 21, 2017

Alta M. Graber, 96, of Normal, IL formerly of Eureka, IL passed away at 12:59p.m. on Thursday, December 21, 2017 at Heartland Health Care in Normal.

Alta was born on September 24, 1921 in Eureka, Illinois a daughter of Ezra B. and Carrie Good Yordy. She married Chris Graber on February 21, 1941 in Eureka, IL. He passed away on October 10, 2003.

Survivors include son, Paul(Nancy) Graber of Fort Wayne, IN; son, Tom (Fran) Graber of Elkhart, IN; daughter, Rachel Noe-Casper of Pensacola, Fl; daughter, Christine Troyer of Eureka; son, Jeff(Michele) Graber of Normal; one brother, Maurice Yordy of Eureka, 12 grandchildren; 14 great grandchildren; two great great- grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, four sisters, Ethel, Dorothy, Florence and Ruth.

Alta in her younger years worked for Libby's in Eureka. She also was a loving homemaker and a secretary for various businesses.

She enjoyed in her spare time quilting and gardening.

Alta was a member of the Roanoke Mennonite Church where funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, December 27, 2017. Pastor Alice Kennell will officiate. Visitation will be held one hour prior to services at the church on Wednesday. Burial will be at the Roanoke Mennonite Cemetery. Argo-Ruestman-Harris Funeral Home in Eureka is handling arrangements for the family.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Roanoke Mennonite Church. Online condolences may be sent to the family at


DEC 27. 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM (CST)

Ronaoke Mennonite Church
Roanoke, IL

Funeral service

DEC 27. 10:30 AM (CST)

Roanoke Mennonite Church
1195 County Road 1600 East
Eureka, IL

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