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Rafael James Harker
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Obituary for Rafael James Harker

Rafael James Harker age 24 of Howe, Indiana passed away Monday evening, April 2, 2018 at his home.
He was born November 2, 1993 in Kalamazoo, Michigan son of Julie Harker and Gil Saucido.
Rafael resided most of his life in Howe.
He enjoyed hunting, fishing, mudding and was an avid loyal fan of the Indianapolis Colts.
He is survived by one son: Brantley James Brian Harker of Kendallville, Indiana; mother: Julie Harker of Howe, Indiana; father and step-mother: Gil and Maria Saucido of Coldwater, Michigan; one sister: Nayeli Saucido of Coldwater, Michigan; one brother: Gil Saucido, Jr. of Coldwater, Michigan; grandfather: Rafael Saucido of Mexico; Aunts and uncles: Cheryl and Ted Currier, Virgil and Sharon Harker, Guilliermo Saucido and Ismael Saucido and cousin: Katie (Ben) Hiscox.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents: James and Edith Harker and Rojelia Aburto.
The family will receive friends from 12:00 – 2:00 P.M. Friday at the Rosenberg Chapel of Hackman Family Funeral Homes, 807 E. Chicago Rd., Sturgis, MI 49091, 269-651-3284 where funeral services celebrating the life of Rafael James Harker will begin at 2:00 P.M. Friday. Perry Eagy, Jr. will officiate. A graveside committal will follow the service at Oak Lawn Cemetery in Sturgis.
The family suggests those wishing to make a memorial donation in Rafael’s memory consider the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK 73123.
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12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Rosenberg Chapel of Hackman Family Funeral Homes

807 E. Chicago Rd
Sturgis, MI 49091





2:00 PM
Rosenberg Chapel of Hackman Family Funeral Homes

807 E. Chicago Rd
Sturgis, MI 49091

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