31 thoughts on “John Charles Raab, 1947-2022

  1. Dear Father Ron
    Please know how very sorry we are to hear of the loss of your brother. You both are in our prayers. We love and miss you.
    Mary Hahn

  2. I’m so sorry about your brother. Had he been sick? Please know you are in my prayers Ron. It’s good that you are in South Bend.

    Sent from my iPad


  3. Dear Ron

    This is sad, sad news for you and your family, We here at Tui Motu magazine are send ing you our love and a big hug. It won’t make up for the loss of your brother but it will let you know that you have friends who understand the grief involved in letting a loved one go into the Mystery of love beyond death.

    Ngā mihi mahana,

    Ann _____________________________________________ Ann L Gilroy Editor Tui Motu InterIslands Magazine The Independent Catholic Magazine Limited ARPA 2021 Award Winning Magazine

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  4. So sorry to hear about the loss of your brother, Father Ron. As you know all too well, and as I look at his picture as I write this, losing Peter was a big loss for me. I feel for yours. I will pray for John.
    Ed Curtin

  5. May the wooden palm cross of the Sacred Heart give you His comforting touch. . I cry with you and for you and your family.

    Be well. Be safe. Be happy, Fr. Ron!

  6. Peace to you and your family. May your brother be resting in His Arms.
    Blessings and Prayers to you and your family. A special hug to your sister in law. I lost my husband when He came as a thief in the night. Katherine

  7. Oh gosh Ron, I worked for ‘Johnny’s for many years at Raabs and my heart sank when I read this. May he rest in peace.. please know you and Darlene and the family are in my prayers..

  8. God rest his soul and comfort yous. It’s so hard to loose a sibling–know of my prayers for you and all of those who morn John’s passing. Annie

  9. I am sorry for your loss. I will pray for you and his family. It is difficult to lose a family member, but know that other people are thinking of you.

  10. Fr. Ron ,
    John and I are so sorry to hear about your brother. Please know that you and your family are in our prayers.
    We miss you.
    With love and blessings,
    John and Peggy

  11. Fr. Ron,
    We are so sorry to hear of your brother’s passing. May he be resting in the glory of God. May God hold you close and give you and John’s family peace. We miss you.
    Missy and Randy Cloud

  12. Dearest Ron, We are so sorry for the loss of your amazing brother. We are all heart broken at his death. He is now with your mom and dad and is undoubtedly the go to ” fix it guy” in heaven. He’ll always be with us . You and Darlene, Tim, Chris Teri, their children and families. will be comforted by your love and devotion to one another and happy memories of Johnny.

  13. Dear Ron,

    My prayers and condolences are with you at this time, gosh your brother looks so much like your dear dad! May these coming days of the liturgy and funeral rites give you comfort and strength. Love, and prayers, Danny Z-man

  14. Our condolences to you and your family. We pray for the repose of your brother John’s soul and peace and comfort to your family.
    We miss you in Colorado Springs.
    In Christ, Vicki & James Medina

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