Robert E. Fraker, 75, of Fort Branch, IN passed away on Monday, Dec. 8, 2008 at Gibson General Hospital Skilled Care unit in Princeton, IN.


He was born to the late Rosco and Susan (Baldwin) Fraker on Sept. 11. 1933 in Westport, IL.


Bob was retired from the CSX Railroad. He was a member of the Holy Cross Catholic Church in Fort Branch, IN, the Princeton Knights of Columbus, and the Evansville Gun Club. He was also a veteran of the Korean Conflict, having served in the U.S. Army.


Besides his parents Bob is also preceded in death by his son, Greg Fraker, Dec. 1, 1985.


He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Wilma (Tatum) Fraker, and 1 son and his wife, Gary (Patti) Fraker of Fort Branch, IN. He is also survived by 1 grand daughter, Clarissa Fraker of Fort Branch.


A mass of Christian Burial will be conducted on Friday, Dec. 12, 2008, 11:00 A.M. at the Holy Cross Catholic Church, Fathers Tony Ernst and Gary Kaiser will be the celebrants. Entombment will be in Holy Cross Mausoleum.


Visitation will be on Thursday, Dec. 11, 2008 from 3:00 P.M. until 7:00 P.M. at the Stodghill Funeral Home located on Hwy. 168 West in Fort Branch, IN, and again from 9:00 A.M. until service time at the funeral home, Friday morning. A rosary will be recited by the church parish at 6:30 P.M. at the funeral home Thursday evening.


Robert E. Fraker