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Henrietta Rauh

Published: Monday, June 17, 2013 10:53 a.m. CDT • Updated: Monday, June 17, 2013 5:06 p.m. CDT

DEPUE — Henrietta T. Rauh, 92, of DePue passed away at 10:30 p.m. Saturday, June 15, 2013, at Heritage Health of LaSalle.

Born Nov. 17, 1920, in Ottawa to Stanley and Severina (Szewczykowski) Wisniewski, she married Merlyn J. Rauh Nov. 29, 1941, in St. Mary Catholic Church in DePue. He preceded her in death.

She had worked at Hobbs in Spring Valley for 19 years before retiring.

She was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church in DePue and St. Anne Sodality of the church, the DePue Booster Club and DePue Democrat Club.

Surviving are two sons, Michael (Kathy) Rauh of Peru and Merlyn (Karen) Rauh of St. Charles; five daughters, Patricia (Roland) Anderson of St. Augustine, Fla., Nancy (Robert) Edgcomb of LaSalle, Mary (Norma) Dalton of LaSalle, Jeanne (Joe) Thomas of Morris and Anne Rauh Doonan of LaSalle; two brothers, Jack Wisniewski of Ottawa and Donald (Marcia) Wisniewski of Ottawa; one sister, Florence Bretag of Ottawa; 20 grandchildren; four stepgrandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren; five stepgreat-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; and one stepgreat-great-grandchild.

She was also preceded in death by one daughter in infancy, one granddaughter, four sisters and four brothers.

Prayers will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday in the Barto Funeral Home, DePue, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. at St. Mary's Catholic Church, DePue, with the Rev. Kevin Creegan officiating. Burial will be in St. Mary Cemetery, DePue.

Visitation will be from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

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