HUNTINGTON BEACH, CALIF.

Michael R. Rauen


Michael R. Rauen, a resident of Huntington Beach, Calif., passed away April 22 at age 76.

Mike was born in New York City, son of Math and Elizabeth Rauen. During high school, he moved with his parents and brother, John, to Oconomowoc, where his father owned LyfAlum, Inc.

A graduate of Oconomowoc High School and the University of Wisconsin- Madison, Mike served in the U.S. Marine Corps, attaining the rank of sergeant. After service, Mike worked for his father at LyfALum as sales manager. After his fatherís death, he moved to California, where he founded Golden West Metals, Inc.

Mike is survived by his wife, Jill; four children, Mike Jr., Anne (Rauen) Nolan, Kathleen (Rauen) Brockel, Jennifer (Caron) November; and five grandchildren: Lindsay, Sean, Bonnie, Julia and Wesley.

He is further survived by his brother, John, and many friends and associates.

Funeral services were held April 29 at St. Simon and Jude Catholic Church in Huntington Beach, Calif.

Interment is at Pacific View Memorial Park, Corona Del Mar, Calif.

Condolences may be sent to Jill Rauen, 201-22nd St., Huntington Beach, Calif., 92648.

Donations in Mikeís name may be sent to Cedar Sinai Heart Institute, Beverly Hills, CA 90211, or the Roosters Foundation of Orange County, 2222 Michelson, Suite 300, Irvine, CA 92612.