Saturday, April 18, 2015

RIP to Shorty Rauterkus, 87, of Iowa

I can't say I knew this gentleman in Iowa, nor his family. But, we know that their family and mine are related from a generation or two ago.

It is interesting that hs name "Jerome," was also used on my mother's side as her brother, my uncle, was Uncle Jerry. Plus, my sister is "Geri Ann." 

Jerome “Shorty” Rauterkus, 87

Published: in Harlan Iowa's newspaper. on Thursday, April 16, 2015
    Manilla -- Jerome “Shorty” Rauterkus, 87, died Tuesday, April 7, 2015, at the Manilla Manor.

    Visitation will be Thursday, April 9 from 4 - 8 p.m., Rosary at 7 p.m. and services Friday, April 10 at 11 a.m. all at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Manilla. Burial is in Mount Olivet Cemetery in Manilla.

    Rauterkus is survived by his four daughters, Deb (Chris) Martin, Seadrift, TX; Jean (Steve) Drey, Storm Lake; Renee (Dan) Brown, Petoskey, MI; Cherri (Ramon) Martinez, Kyle, TX; and three sons, Richard Rauterkus, Sam (Julie) Rauterkus and Rob Rauterkus, all from Manilla; 10 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

    Pauley Jones Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

Peace to the Rauterki of Iowa and Texas.

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