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John W. Rauch

February 2, 1944 - January 14, 2018
West Olive, MI

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Visitations


Thursday, January 18, 2018
2:00 PM to 4:00 PM EST
Clock Life Story Funeral Homes
Grand Haven Location
16777 Lincoln St.
Grand Haven, MI 49417
(616) 844-4200
Driving Directions

Thursday, January 18, 2018
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM EST
Clock Life Story Funeral Homes
Grand Haven Location
16777 Lincoln St.
Grand Haven, MI 49417
(616) 844-4200
Driving Directions

Friday, January 19, 2018
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM EST
Grace Lutheran Church
2651 Shetler Road
Muskegon, MI 49442
Web Site

Services


Friday, January 19, 2018
11:00 AM EST
Grace Lutheran Church
2651 Shetler Road
Muskegon, MI 49442
Web Site

Contributions


At the family's request memorial contributions are to be made to those listed below. Please forward payment directly to the memorial of your choice.

Susan Mast ALS Foundation
PO Box 150233
Grand Rapids, MI 49515
Web Site

Flowers


Below is the contact information for a florist recommended by the funeral home.

Chalet Floral
700 W. Hackley Ave.
Muskegon, MI 49441
(231) 755-1805
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Mr. John William Rauch, age 73, passed away Sunday, January 14, 2018. He was born in Bay City, Michigan on February 2, 1944 to Walter & Dorothy (Ferris) Rauch and served his country in the US Army. He married the former Diana Toler on November 21, 1964. Mr. Rauch had been employed by General Motors for 33 years until retiring. He then worked at the Home Depot in Bay City and Grand Haven. John was an active member of Bethel Lutheran Church in Bay City and Grace Lutheran Church in Muskegon. John was a wonderful husband, father and grandfather who loved baby sitting his grandkids and became known as "grandpa tickler". He will be greatly missed.

SURVIVORS

Wife of 53 years, Diana; sons, Jeffrey Rauch of NC & Jason (Jennifer) Rauch of West Olive; grandchildren, Emily, Jacob, Katherine & Connor Rauch; sister, Ramona Widman of FL; nieces & nephews, Kelly, Rand & Jane; many special cousins and close friends. He was preceded in death by his parents.

SERVICE

Friday, January 19, 2018, 11:00 am at Grace Lutheran Church in Muskegon with Rev. Timothy Winkel officiating. Interment in Floral Gardens in Bay City.

VISITATION

Thursday, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm and 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm at Clock Funeral Home-Grand Haven and Friday, one hour prior to the service at the church. MEMORIAL: Susan Mast Foundation, ALS Foundation or Grace Lutheran Church.

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