John Stephen Rauen
Aug. 5, 1941 ó July 22, 2015
John S. Rauen, born Aug. 5, 1941, to Mathias (Math) Rauen and Elizabeth (Dib) Rauen in Auburn, N.Y., passed away July 22, 2015. In the summer of 1953, he moved with his parents and brother, Michael, to Oconomowoc, where his father owned Lyf-Alum, Inc.
John graduated from Oconomowoc High School with the class of 1959. He enlisted in the U.S. Army, serving two years in France.
John met his future wife Norma Bartel in France. They returned to the States, settling in the Bay Area of California. For 20 years, John worked for airlines at San Francisco Airport. Later he managed a battery company and later became a courier until his health failed in April 2015.
John is survived by his wife, Carol; twin sons, Andre and Brandon, six grandchildren, relatives and friends.
Services for John will be held July 31, 2015, at St. Johnís Lutheran Church in Sacramento, Calif., with military services at Sacramento Valley National Cemetery.
Memorials in Johnís name may be made to Veterans Memorial Park of Oconomowoc, P.O. Box 057, Oconomowoc, WI 53066.