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James C. "Jim" Raaf

April 7, 1930 October 4, 2018
James C. "Jim" Raaf
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Grandview, IN – James C. “Jim” Raaf, 88, of Grandview, Indiana passed away on Thursday, October 4, 2018 at the Linda E. White Hospice House of Evansville, Indiana.
Jim was born in Spencer County, Indiana on April 7, 1930 to the late Charles D. Raaf and Alma (Lamar) Raaf.
Jim served in the United States Air Force for 9 years. He was a member of the Grandview United Methodist Church. He retired from National Southwire Aluminum after 20 years of service. Jim loved sports, especially IU Basketball, the Indianapolis Colts and the Atlanta Braves. He enjoyed being outdoors near the river and spending time with his dog, Annie.
He was preceded in death by his siblings, Charlene (Raaf) Young and Ellen Gayle (Raaf) Janes; Son-in-law, Raymond Pfeifer.
Jim is survived by his wife of 70 years, Mary Jean Raaf of Grandview, IN; Children, David Raaf and his wife, Roxi of Boerne, TX; Laura Anne Pfeifer of Chrisney, IN; Grandchildren, Shannon Perkins and her husband, Terry; Bethany LeVrier and her husband, Bradley; Micah Raaf; Philip Raaf; Ryan Pfeifer and his wife, Amanda; Cody Pfeifer; Great-grandchildren, Chloe Wilkinson, Shelby Wilkinson, Kinley Pfeifer, Jacelyn Pfeifer, Katie Perkins, and Zane Perkins.
Services are 10 A.M. Wednesday, October 10, 2018 at the Boultinghouse Funeral Home in Rockport, Indiana with the Rev. Rhonda Moore officiating. Burial is in New Hope Cemetery in Newtonville, Indiana. The United States Air Force and the Rockport American Legion will provide military honors.
Visitation is from 2 P.M. until 8 P.M. Tuesday, October 9, 2018 and from 8 A.M. until the time of service Wednesday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Grandview Civic Association or a charity of your choice.
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2:00 PM 10/9/2018 2:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 10/9/2018 8:00:00 PM
Boultinghouse Funeral Home

527 Main Street
Rockport, IN 47635

Boultinghouse Funeral Home
527 Main Street Rockport 47635 IN
United States





10:00 AM 10/10/2018 10:00:00 AM
Boultinghouse Funeral Home

527 Main Street
Rockport, IN 47635

Boultinghouse Funeral Home
527 Main Street Rockport 47635 IN
United States

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New Hope Cemetery Final Resting Place

Newtonville, Indiana 47635

Newtonville Newtonville 47635 Indiana
United States

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