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Herbert E. Traub
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Obituary for Herbert E. Traub

Georgetown, Indiana
Herbert E. Traub, 89, passed away Monday, July 16, 2018 at Bennett Place in New Albany, IN. He was born March 16, 1929 in Georgetown, the son of Fred M. and Elenor Eisenmenger Traub. He was a graduate of Georgetown High School. In his life he accomplished many things, he was owner and operator of a mobile home park, president of the Edwardsville Water Corporation, a farmer, a tractor mechanic, a welder, a sawmill operator, a heavy equipment operator, a member of Laborers for Christ where he worked as a carpenter on 17 projects across the US, the Virgin Islands, and Liberia, Africa. He was a charter member of Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church in Edwardsville, IN. He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, Charlotte Rall Traub; brother, Fred Traub and sisters, Georgia Steinwedel, Ruth Drda, and Emma Jean LaMar. He is survived by his wife Verna Traub; sons, Danny Traub (Cheryl) of Ulysses, Kansas, Larry Traub (Joy) of Georgetown, IN and Barry Traub (Michelle) of Jeffersonville, IN; daughter, Pam Baumann (Rick Gadjen) of New Albany, IN; sister, Norma Stilger (Maurice) of Edwardsville, IN; thirteen grandchildren, Nikea, Trisha, Wendy, Shannon, Kristin, Gesina, Drew, Chad, Adam, Amanda, Sophia, Jonah and Isabella and nineteen great grandchildren. Funeral services will be at 11 AM Friday, July 20, 2018 at Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church in Edwardsville, IN. Pastor Mark Darnstaedt will be the officiant and burial will be in Edwardsville Cemetery. Visitation will be from 2 PM to 8 PM Thursday, July 19, 2018 at Gehlbach & Royse Funeral Home in Georgetown and from 10 AM until the service at the church. The family suggests memorial gifts be made to the Lutheran Church Extension Attn. Laborers for Christ at 10733 Sunset Office Drive, St. Louis, MO 63123.



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Visitation

Thursday

19

Jul

2:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Gehlbach & Royse Funeral Homes - Georgetown

7420 Highway 64
Georgetown, IN 47122

Visitation

Friday

20

Jul

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church

5231 State Road 62
Georgetown, Indiana 47122

Service

Friday

20

Jul

11:00 AM
Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church

5231 State Road 62
Georgetown, Indiana 47122

Cemetery Details

Location

Edwardsville Cemetery

Georgetown
Georgetown, IN

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