Rabe, David Michael, age 60, Derby High School Science Teacher and Basketball Coach, passed away at home among his loving family Thursday, March 23, 2006 after a courageous five year battle with cancer. Visitation Saturday 12-8 p.m., Sunday 1-8 p.m., Rosary 5 p.m. Sunday, Smith Mortuary. 1415 N. Rock Rd. Funeral Mass 10 a.m. Monday, St. Mary Faith Center, 2300 E. Meadowlark, Derby. He was preceded in death by his father, Joseph and a brother, Robert. Survivors: son, David Christian Rabe, Derby; daughter, Brandee, Nacogdoches, TX; mother, LaVerne, Derby; brothers and sisters-in-law, Joel and Paulette Blome, Derby; James and Kathie, Valley Center; sister and brother-in-law, Nora and Terry Carpenter, Derby; sister-in-law, Connie Rabe, widow of Robert; thirteen nieces and nephews. A memorial has been established with Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice, 313 S. Market, Wichita, KS 67202. View tributes at smithfamilymortuaries.com. Smith Mortuary, Derby in charge of arrangements.
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