THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Darlene J. Rauscher
Issue Date: July 15, 2020
Darlene J. Rauscher, 79, of Manitowoc, passed away Wednesday evening, July 1, 2020 at her daughter's home with family by her side.
Born May 21, 1941 in Menominee, Mi., to the late Paul and Joyce Johnson Rauscher, she graduated from Menominee High School in 1959 and then worked at Hamilton Industries in Two Rivers for over 30 years, retiring in 2003.
A very giving person, she volunteered at Holy Family Memorial Medical Center and Felician Village. Known as "Grandma Dot" she enjoyed spending time with family, crocheting, making afghan's and loved to read. She was a social person and loved making people laugh. She was a member of St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church.
Survivors include a daughter, Wendy (John) Turek of Manitowoc; seven grandchildren; two sisters and four brothers, Donna Menard, Menominee, Sue (James) Murphy, Green Bay, Paul (Linda) Rauscher, DePere, William (Jeanne) Rauscher, Florida, Ronald (Joanne) Rauscher, Oconto and Thomas (Mary Vogel) Rauscher, Beaver Dam; nieces; nephews; other relatives and friends.
Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother-in-law, Gerald Menard.
A Life Celebration Social will be held at a later date. Cremation took place at Harrigan Parkside Crematory and Chapel in Manitowoc Online condolences can be sent to www.harriganparksidefuneralhome.com