Jeanne Rabe Tysinger

April 28, 1952May 25, 2018

Jeanne Rabe Tysinger, 66, a resident of Harrisonburg, died May 25, 2018.

A daughter of the late William Rabe and Alice Hartis, she was born on April 28, 1952 in Lexington, VA. She earned her Master’s Degree from James Madison University and was a special education teacher for the State of Virginia. Jeanne was a member of Mt. Olivet Christian Church, Shenandoah Choral Society and AA.

She is survived by her son, John Tysinger of Harrisonburg; grandson, Lakin Odum; one sister, Amanda Rabe of Staunton; one brother, Geoffrey Rabe of Florida; two nephews, Bryan Wright and Mathew Rabe; and a special friend, George Rion.

She was preceded in death by her daughter, Jeanne Marie Tysinger; and her brother, John Rabe.

Her body will be cremated at Lindsey Funeral Home & Crematory.

A graveside service will be held Friday, June 1, 2018 at 11:00 AM at Beaver Creek Church of the Brethren Cemetery with Pastor Wayne Wright officiating.

Memorial contributions may be sent to St. Mary’s Infant Home, 6171 Kempsville Circle, Norfolk, VA 23502.

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  • John Tysinger, Son
  • Lakin Odum, Grandson
  • Amanda Rabe, Sister
  • Geoffrey Rabe, Brother
  • Bryan Wright, Nephew
  • Matthew Rabe, Nephew
  • George Ryan, Special Friend
  • Alice Hartis Rabe, Mother
  • William Rabe, Father
  • Jeanne Marie Tysinger, Daughter
  • John Rabe, Brother

  • St. Mary's Infant Home


  • Graveside Service Friday, June 1, 2018

Jeanne Rabe Tysinger

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