Edna M. Rausch
Edna M. Rausch, 96, of Garnavillo, passed away Dec. 10, 2020, at the Guttenberg Care Center. Edna was born on Oct. 9, 1924, to John and Antonia (Roth) Welter near Millville, Iowa. She attended country school near Millville and then Holy Trinity School in Luxemburg, Iowa.
Edna married Charley J. Rausch on June 17, 1947, at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Luxemburg. They lived with her dad for five years near Millville, and then for a short time near Colesburg, Iowa. Edna and Charley moved their growing family to Garnavillo in 1954, where they raised seven children. Charley passed away on Dec. 2, 1992. Edna remained in her home until three years ago when she moved to the Tower's Living Center in Garnavillo and just recently to the Guttenberg Care Center.
Surviving Edna are her children, Jerry (Peggy) Rausch, Guttenberg, Janet (Ken) Bullerman, Calmar, Al (Mary) Rausch, Van Horne, Mary (Bob) Seifert, Garnavillo, Susan (Randy) Lamker, Garnavillo, and Lorna (Steve) Friedlein, Guttenberg. Her daughter Elaine passed away in 1984. Edna is also survived by 15 grandchildren including Tim (Tylyn) Rausch, Melanie (Josh) Rohner, Julie (Sean Ahmadi) Bullerman, Mark (Jessica) Bullerman, Kelli (Scot Kendall) Bullerman, Chris Bullerman, Todd (Alicia) Rausch, Katrina (Brad) Bremer, Tiffany (Alex) Sawyer, Brad (Melissa) Seifert, Mindy (Ben) Jones, Stacey Mease, Jordan Lamker, Chelsey (Ray Jones) Lamker and Trevor Friedlein. She is also survived by 27 great-grandchildren. Her sister-in-law, Anna Mae Welter, of Dubuque also survives.
Private family service.