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Obituary: Raby

Michael Thomas Raby, 56 of Normal formerly of Chenoa passed away at 5:32 pm, Tuesday, May 11, 2021 at OSF St. Joseph Medical Center, Bloomington.

Cremation rites have been accorded with a celebration of Mike’s life at a later date. Duffy-Pils Memorial Home, Chenoa is in charge of arrangements.

Michael was born April 25, 1965 in Bloomington; the son of Carl and Daisy (Large) Raby. His parents and three brothers Robert, William and David Raby preceded him in death.

Survivors include his companion in life, Pam Kester of Normal; two sisters, Debbie Fultz of Pontiac; Kathy Farrell of Chenoa; and several nieces and nephews.

Michael was a Chenoa High School graduate and worked most recently at Wal-Mart, Normal and previously at Pizza by Marchelloni, and Steve’s Cafe both in Chenoa.

Michael enjoyed life and always seemed to brighten the day for those he came in contact with. His simple but sweet spirit will be missed by all who knew and loved him.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to the family of Michael T. Raby.

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