OBITUARY

Nora E. Rauner

September 30, 1952May 10, 2019
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Nora E. Rauner, 66, of Fort Wayne went home to be with her Lord, surrounded by her loving family at home on Friday, May 10, 2019. She was born on September 30, 1952, a daughter of the late Charles and Gloria (Edwards) Truesdell. She graduated from Bishop Luers High School. She worked for many years as the cafeteria manager at St. Joseph Hessen Cassel Catholic School. She was a member at St. Joseph Hessen Cassel Catholic Church and will be remembered for her faith and involvement in church activities. Nora enjoyed reading and was self-taught in many different areas. She made a huge impact on everyone she met, never knowing a stranger. She was an extraordinary woman and will be truly missed by all who knew her. In her free time, she enjoyed sewing and making blankets for her family. She was an active Girl Scout leader for all four of her daughters and was a volunteer for the Christ Child Festival. Surviving family include her husband, Richard “Dick” Rauner; children, Michelle (Randy) Scheumann, Rachel (Doyle) Reinhard, Ethan Goodwin, Abigail (Daniel Zuber) Goodwin, Georgene Rauner, and Harrison Carter Rauner; grandchildren, Reid, Eli, Christian, Peyton Kay, Aidan, William Robert, William Zachary, Carson, Logan, Tycee, and Brenna; sister, Amy (Denny) Kunkel; brothers, William (Margaret) Truesdell and Stephen Truesdell; daughter in love, Jennifer; numerous nieces and nephews; and extended family. Besides her parents, she was preceded in passing by her brother, Charles “Boog” Truesdell. Mass of Christian Burial will be 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, May 14, 2019 at St. Joseph Hessen Cassel Catholic Church, 11337 US-27, Fort Wayne with visitation one hour prior. Visitation will also be from 2:00 to 4:00 and 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. on Monday, May 13, 2019 at Klaehn, Fahl & Melton Funeral Home, 6424 Winchester Road, Fort Wayne with a rosary service at 4:00 p.m. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Memorials may be made to St. Joseph Hessen Cassel Catholic Church food bank, their school, or the Women’s Care Center, Fort Wayne.

  • DONATIONS

  • St. Joseph Hessen Cassel Catholic Church Food Bank
  • St. Joseph Hessen Cassel School
  • Women's Care Center, Fort Wayne

Services

  • Visitation Monday, May 13, 2019
  • Rosary Service Monday, May 13, 2019
  • Visitation Monday, May 13, 2019
  • Mass of Christian Burial Tuesday, May 14, 2019
  • Final Resting Place Tuesday, May 14, 2019

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Kent Kesler

May 14, 2019

Dick, I'm deeply saddened to hear of Nora's passing. I know from our time working together that she meant the world to you. My condolences to you and your entire family

Kelly Beerman

May 13, 2019

She baby sat for my 3 kids she was always so sweet. So much patience. I feel blessed to have known her my sympathy to the family.

Rod Mosier

May 12, 2019

I am so sorry to the Rauner family for your loss. Everytime I saw Nora, she had a smile on her face, which was contagious to everyone around. She will be missed by so many. All of you will be in my thoughts and prayers.

Donnie Clark k

May 12, 2019

She was a wonderful person I loved her smile and always felt her upbeat energy. She will be missed by so many. Loved her so much.

Tabatha Bowers

May 11, 2019

She was one of the sweetest and kindest women I have ever encountered. Very sad that she is gone so soon. I know she is in peace and no pain. I’m sure she’s enjoying good conversation with our Lord and savior. Til we meet again.

Jo Ann Sorg

May 11, 2019

Dear Dick , I am so sorry to read about Nora’s passing. I really loved her “love “ of life and how she adored her family. She was always so precious whenever we visited at family reunions. I enjoyed her personality so much. Take care Dick and I am sending love and prayers 🌸♥️

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