Mary L. Rauls

Mary L.
Rauls, 82, of Fond du Lac, died Thursday, October 31, 2019 at her
residence.  She was born September 6,
1937 in Fond du Lac, the daughter of Norman and Luella Mehre Wagner.  On June 7, 1958 she married Thomas A. Rauls
at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in the Town of Forest.  Mary worked for Fond du Lac County Mental
Health Center until her retirement in 1995. 
She was a member of Redeemer Lutheran Church.  She volunteered for United States Corps of
Engineers.  Mary enjoyed embroidery,
sewing, jigsaw puzzles, arts and crafts, fishing, bowling, golfing, and since
retirement has traveled to all 50 states with her husband.  Most of all she loved being a mother.


She is
survived by her husband, Thomas; six children, Kathryn (Raymond) Broennimann of
Phoenix, AZ, Michael (Samantha) Rauls of Indianapolis, IN, James (Nicole) Rauls
of Massillon, OH, Ken (Billie) Rauls of Berlin, WI, Kim (Don) Percy of New
Braunfels, TX, and Scott (Teresa) Rauls of Memphis, TN; many grandchildren and
great grandchildren; one brother, Charles Wagner of Tucson, AZ;
brothers-in-law, Paul Rauls of Vail, AZ and Frank Krug of Fond du Lac;
sister-in-law, Joan Rauls of Fond du Lac; many nieces, nephews, other
relatives, and friends.  She was preceded
in death by her parents; father and mother-in-law, Andrew and Lorena Rauls;
daughter, Dorothy Rauls; sister, Lois Krug; sister-in-law, Lorraine Wagner; and
brother-in-law, Richard Rauls.


visitation will be held Saturday, November 9, 2019 from 9:30 – 11:00 AM at
Redeemer Lutheran Church.  The funeral
service will be held at 11:00 AM on Saturday at church.  Cremation has taken place and burial will be
held in Forest Cemetery at a later date.


In lieu
of flowers, memorials are appreciated to Winnebago Lutheran Academy or Redeemer
Lutheran School Tuition Funds in Mary’s name.


family extends a special thank you to the staff of Divita Dialysis Center and
Agnesian Home Hospice for the care and compassion shown to Mary and her family.


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