A Prayer service will be held at 9 am on Saturday Dec 28th, 2013 at the Daniel Funeral Home in St. Cloud for Leo P. Rau, of Alexandria, formerly of St. Cloud. Burial will be at Calvary Cemetery in Saint Cloud. Visitation will be held at Daniel Funeral Home in Saint Cloud on Friday December 27th, from 4pm until 8pm, and on Saturday, from 8:30am until 9am.
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Leo P. Rau age 99, born December 23rd, 1913 passed away December 18th, 2013. Leo was a long time resident of Saint Cloud before moving to his lake home in Orvilleville outside of Alexandria, MN in 1992. He was a lifetime member of the Eagles club in Saint Cloud and spent his summers fishing and playing cribbage at the lake. He spent the past two winters in Sun City West Arizona with his son Douglas before returning to his lake home. He will be missed by many friends and loved ones across the country.
He is survived by his son Douglas of Sun City West Arizona and grandson Philip and wife Debbie of Mount Airy Maryland. He is also survived by sisters Helen of Washington State, Lillian of Idaho and brothers Ed of Minnesota, Bill of Florida and Donnie of Colorado, many nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his parents Philip and Margaretetha Rau, his brothers Arthur, Norbert and sisters Irene, Martha, Marie, Margarite and Mabel. He was also predeceased by his loving wife of 49 years Ilamae (Holland) Rau and sons Steven and Rodney.
In lieu of flowers please make any donations to the Humane Society of the US or your local Hospice.
Published in the St. Cloud Times on Dec. 26, 2013