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Jack Lee Rauh

Anchor Point resident Jack Lee Rauh died Monday, Oct. 20, 2003, of cancer at the South Peninsula Hospital in Homer. He was 59.

Memorial services will be held 11 a.m. Monday, Oct. 27, at the Anchor Point Baptist Church. Pastor Dick Goodwin will officiate. Honorary pallbearers will include Matt Rauh, Glenn Rauh, Jack Buckles, David Koen, John Tillman and Todd Johnson. Mr. Rauh's ashes will be buried with the Rauh family at the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery in Urbana, Mo.

Mr. Rauh was born Sept. 8, 1944, in Richmond, Calif. He was a U.S. Marine, served two tours of duty in Vietnam and received his honorable discharge in 1966. He and his family moved from Joshua Tree, Calif., to Anchor Point in 1991. He worked in construction for the Carpenter's Union in California and retired in 1998.

"He served proudly in the U.S. Marines Corps," his family wrote. "(He was a) loving, husband, father, son, brother and grandpa. He was very loved and will be sorely missed."

Mr. Rauh was preceded in death by his father, Dewey Rauh; son, Johnny Lee Rauh; sister, Carolynn Rauh; and nephew, Dewey Buckles.

He is survived by his wife of 14 years, Linda Rauh of Anchor Point; sons, John Tillman of California, Jason Dixon of Hemet, Calif., Matt Rauh of Anchor Point, Glenn Rauh of Anchor Point and Robert Rauh of Joshua Tree; daughters, Diana Rauh of Anchor Point, and Vicki Johnson, Lisa Gilette, Lena Koen and Patty Catron, all of Homer; mother, Lena L. Rauh of Soldotna; brothers, Larry Rauh of Urbana, Mo., Terry Rauh and Tracy Rauh, both of Oklahoma, and Donald Rauh of Arizona; sisters, Patsy Buckles of Arizona and Peggy Taylor of Alaska; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Arrangements were made for by the Homer Funeral Home.

Source: Peninsula Clarion, October 24, 2003



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