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Victor 'Darrell' Racster dies at age 79

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Victor “Darrell” Racster, age 79 of Jackson Township, passed away on Thursday, November 22, 2012 at Porter Regional Hospital, Liberty Twp.

He was born on September 29, 1933 in Albion, Ill., to Carl Racster and Nona Collins Racster, both of whom preceded him in death.

On March 28, 1954, at Townsend Community Church, Newburgh Ind., he married Ruth Bradley Racster, who survives in Jackson Township.

Also surviving are his children Kyrstal Levi of Jackson Township and Victor “Chip” (Julie) Racster of Emmittson, Md., grandchildren Bradley Elysse, Will and Lena, as well as sibling Don (Peggy) Racster of Evansville, Ind.

He is also preceded in death by his brother John Robert Racster, sister Pat Koonce and grandson John.

Darrell was a Warehouse Supervisor for Ohio Valley Hardware. He was also a Master Mason Lodge 174 F. & A.M., a member of the Hadi Shrine in Evansville and a Warrick County Clown. As his children were growing up, he was a founding member of the Band Boosters at Castle High School, a member of the PTA, a member of the Evansville Umpire Association and was active with the Newburg Little League.

Services will be at a later date. Arrangements are under the direction of White-Love Funeral Home, 525 South 2nd Street, Chesterton, Ind.

Memorials in Darrell’s name may be given to the Hadi Shrine Temple, P.O. Box 1, Evansville, IN, 47708, directed toward the Shriners Hospitals for Children or the Shriner Transportation Fund.

For additional information, please contact White-Love Funeral Home at 219-926-1309.


Posted 11/27/2012