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Raymond Richards Rau

14 August, 193512 April, 2015
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Raymond Richards Rau, 79 of The Woodlands, Texas, passed away April 12, 2015. He was born in Evanston, Illinois on August 14, 1935. Ray graduated from DePaul University and received a Master’s Degree from American University. He was married to Judy (Kit) for 54 years. Ray had a distinguished career as a US Army Officer. Ray also worked as a manager in the home improvement and auto industries after retiring from the Army. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus, a Life Member in the NRA, The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, and Ducks Unlimited. Ray had a passion for his family, hunting, fishing, shooting, woodworking, and golf. He is survived by his loving wife, Judy (Kit) Rau, Children; Robin Scott and husband Michael, Mark Rau and wife Kathy, Rick Rau and wife Lisa, Caroline Gelderneck and husband Bill, Grandchildren; Mike Scott, Chris Scott, Anne Scott, Brittany Rau, Allison Rau, Gabby Rau, Casey Rau, Ray Rau, Julie Rau, Joe Rau, Jack Rau, and Kirby Thomas, Siblings; Bunny Pitluk, Betty Schlosser, Kate Bell, and Bill Rau. A funeral service will be held at 2:00 pm Sunday, April 19, 2015 at Forest Park The Woodlands Funeral Home, 18000 I-45 North Frontage Rd, The Woodlands, Texas 77384. Interment will be held at Arlington National Cemetery at a later date.

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roger winslow

28 March 2021

Served with Ray in 1964 in Vietnam and he served in my wedding party in 1966 at Ft Rucker , Alabama. Completely lost track for now 55 years until noticed on internet Ray's name. My sincere thoughts for his family as I now share in his loss and our great memories.

Keith Dunlap

24 April 2015

My heartfelt condolences to all of the Rau family.

Catherine Henry

18 April 2015

Now your real journey begins God bless

16 April 2015

Dear Rick and family, please accept my heartfelt sympathy on the loss of your dad. You and all your family are in my thoughts and prayers. With love, Elaine Majka

Victoria Slotterbeck

15 April 2015

No sympathy is deep enough, no words are caring enough to take away sorrow. Please know that you are all and will continue to be in our prayers. We love you all so much

Victoria Slotterbeck

15 April 2015

We love you
Vicky, Todd and Mandy

The Dicksons

15 April 2015

Mark,we are so sorry for your loss. We pray that you and your family find peace in your love and faith.
We love you,
Todd and Sandra

Bob Wilson

15 April 2015

No words can fully express my sorrow and heartfelt sympathy to all of you in my extended family. Know that you are all in my thoughts and prayers at this difficult time.
May you find peace in the days and years ahead from the memories of the times we were all blessed to spend together with such a wonderful man.

15 April 2015

RIP

15 April 2015

Going to miss you. You will always be with me.

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