LaVerne Rauch, 84 |
Feb. 16, 1931 — Nov. 27, 2015
LaVerne Rauch, 84, formerly of St. Kilian, passed away peacefully Friday, Nov. 27, 2015, at the Samaritan Health Center, West Bend. She was born Feb. 16, 1931, in St. Lawrence, the daughter of the late Eugene and Leona (nee Kirsch) Beine. On Sept. 8, 1956, she married Donald A. Wiedmeyer at St. Lawrence Church. Donald preceded her in death in 1963. LaVerne married Eldon J. Rauch on Jan. 16, 1966, at St. Kilian Church. Eldon preceded her in death in 1999. She was a member of St. Matthew Catholic Church, St. Kilian Chapel and formerly a member of St. Mary’s Ladies Sodality. In her younger years, LaVerne played the accordion and always enjoyed polka music. She enjoyed playing cards, puzzles and most of all visits from family and friends.
Survivors include her sons, Gary (Ellen) Rauch of Allenton, Larry (Jackie) Rauch of Kewaskum, Terry (special friend Chris Brossard) of Campbellsport and Jerry (Jennifer) Rauch of Plymouth; 14 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. LaVerne is further survived by her brothers, Ralph (Mary) Beine, Norbert (Marion) Beine, Richard (Sue) Beine and Jerry (Millie) Beine; her sisters, Rosie (Jerry) Breuer, Rita Williams and Joan Wiedmeyer; and many other relatives and friends.
Along with her husbands, LaVerne was preceded in death by her daughter, Diane Ullrich; Diane’s husband, Claude; and infant brother, James.
Visitation will be Wednesday, Dec. 2, from 3 p.m. until time of mass at St. Matthew Catholic Church (406 E. Main St., Campbellsport).
Mass of Christian Burial will be at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 2, at St. Matthew Catholic Church. The Rev. John Radetski will officiate and burial will be 11 a.m. Thursday morning in St. Kilian Cemetery, Hartford.
The family extends a special thank you to the nurses and staff at Ivy Manor in Jackson and the Samaritan Health Center in West Bend for the compassion, care and concern shown LaVerne in her final years.
Twohig Funeral Home, Campbellsport, is serving the family with online guestbook and condolences at www.twohigfunerals.com.