Raymond N. Dilbeck, 67, of Haubstadt, IN, formally of Fort Branch, IN, passed away on Friday, Oct. 21, 2005 at the Waters in Princeton, IN.


He was born to the late George and Lillian (Belisle) Dilbeck on July 9, 1938 in Princeton, IN.


Big Ray, as his many friends called him, was a member of the Holy Cross Catholic Church in Fort Branch, IN.


He is survived by his lifelong companion, Shirley Brackett of Haubstadt, IN and her children and their spouses. Tony and Terry Brackett, Tonya and Keith Schmitt, Karen and Pat Kramer, and Karla and Jay Whitehead; 9 grandchildren; Donny Brackett, Dane, Terra, and Evan Schmitt, Nichole, and Bryce Kramer, Brandon, Natalie, and Jaryd Whitehead.


Besides his parents, he is preceded in death by a brother, James Dilbeck and a sister Juanita Baumgardner.


There will be no visitation and services will be private. Stodghill Funeral Home in Fort Branch, IN, is in charge of arrangements.


Raymond N. Dilbeck