Leroy E. Rauhaus, age 94 of Mediapolis, died Monday evening April 8, 2013 at Prairie Ridge Care Center. The son of Herman and Matilda (Reiman) Rauhaus, he was born May 11, 1918 at Oakville. On August 12, 1945 he married Lucille Scheitlin at Oakville. He was a graduate of the Huron High School. He was a lifelong farmer and worked for General Electric in Burlington for 27 years. He was a member of the Mediapolis Apostolic Christian Church.
Survivors include: his wife of Mediapolis; one son, David Rauhaus of Mediapolis; two daughters, Linda Donovan of Littleton, CO; Karen Rauhaus of Roseville, CA.; five grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers.
The funeral service will be Saturday April 13, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. at the Mediapolis Apostolic Christian Church, with the ministers of the church officiating. Interment will follow at the Oakville Apostolic Cemetery. Friends may call from 2-8:00 p.m. Friday at the Hagele and Honts Funeral Home in Mediapolis, where the family will meet with friends from 6-8:00 p.m. The family will also greet friends from 9:00-9:45 at the church prior to the service.
A general memorial has been established in his name.