- October 26, 1951 - February 21, 2013
- McPherson, Kansas
of Eric's Passing
- Memorial donations may be given to the American Legion Post #24 in care of the funeral home.
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“Eric was a good friend, as was Rosemary. My fondest memory was when Eric took me for a ride on his motorcycle when I was having a bad day. That was...Read More »
1 of 17 | Posted by: Linda Secrest Eales - Hutchinson, KS
“So sorry for the families loss. My deepest thoughts and prayers are with Tresa and the rest of the family. May God Bless and keep you through the...Read More »
2 of 17 | Posted by: Diana Sykes - Galva, KS
I REMEMBER THE FIRST TIME WE MET. ERIC HAD A GENUINE SMILE AND HUG. WE BARELY GOT TO KNOW WHEN HE WAS TAKEN FROM THIS WORLD.
WE ARE SORRY FOR...Read More »
3 of 17 | Posted by: BUDDY AND MADONNA DOBBINS - KS
“Sorry for your lose. Your family is in our prayers.
4 of 17 | Posted by: Lee Burgess Family - KS
“Tresa and Family - we extend our sincere sympathy in the loss of your dear Eric, known to us as "Grizz". We met Grizz in 2006, and rode with him...Read More »
5 of 17 | Posted by: Terry & Carol Houck - Derby, KS
“Tresa, I will always remember my survivor hat. When riding to Larned for a welcome home and my POW-MIA hat blew out of my saddlebag. You and Eric saw...Read More »
6 of 17 | Posted by: Brad Clark - McPherson, KS
“All the best to Eric's Family.
7 of 17 | Posted by: Jim Ediger - Crestview HIlls, KY
“Rauh family I am so sorry for your loss.
8 of 17 | Posted by: Diana Draskovich - Olathe, KS
“My condolences to the Rauh family and Mike on the loss of your loved one. God Bless to all in this time of personal grief.
9 of 17 | Posted by: Larry Hager - Hutchinson, KS
“Sorry for ur loss
10 of 17 | Posted by: ions likins
“Tresa and Family,
I am holding you all in my prayers knowing that the love of God enfolds you and brings comfort at this difficult time in your lives...Read More »
11 of 17 | Posted by: B J Banks - Salina, KS - friend
“Tresa and family,
We are so saddened by Eric's passing. He was a great friend. We have so many great memories of all our trips and all the giggles...Read More »
12 of 17 | Posted by: Bill & Vicky - Janesville, WI
“So sorry to hear that Grizz has left this earth bound destination, however, we know that he is riding high up there, with the wind blowing through...Read More »
13 of 17 | Posted by: Ron & Jene Heape - Warsaw, MO
“Tersa, Eric and your little group added to the fun in Co. of the riders that got put in the corner. : ) He was a good man and those trip to Co....Read More »
14 of 17 | Posted by: Leon and Barbara Roberts email@example.com - KS
“Dear Tresa, We were so sorry to hear of Eric's passing. He certainly was a wonderful person and will be greatly missed by all who knew him. We are...Read More »
15 of 17 | Posted by: Bertie Reynolds - McPherson, KS
“Eric was such a wonderful kind hearted man. I always enjoyed seeing him at the legion during the May Day celebration. He will be deeply missed. To...Read More »
16 of 17 | Posted by: Jill Jackson - McPherson, KS
“Tresa, so sorry to hear of Eric. Lots of good memories with you and him and scouting. He will be greatly missed. He is wrappped in the arms of Jesus...Read More »
17 of 17 | Posted by: Marsha Rageth - McPherson, KS
Eric E. Rauh, 61, of McPherson, passed away peacefully on Thursday, February 21, 2013, at Hutchinson Regional Medical Center, Hutchinson. He was a Power Plant Superintendent McPherson Board of Public Utilities and a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War.
He was born on October 26, 1951, the son of Clarence, Jr. and Marilyn Lee (Hunt) Rauh. Eric graduated from Sterling High School in 1970 and from Hutchinson Community College.
On October 19, 1974, he was united in marriage to Tresa L. Hodson in Hutchinson, KS.
Eric was the Commander and Life Member of American Legion Post #24, member of the Legion Riders, leader in Cub Scouts, Webelos, Boy Scouts, all for Troop 133, former assistant scoutmaster, member of the McPherson Bowling Association, and served on the McPherson Cemetery Advisory Committee.
Survivors include: his wife, Tresa L. Rauh of the home; daughter, Michelle Nordstrom (Mike) of McPherson, KS; son, Brent Rauh (Mary) of Goessel, KS; father, Clarence Rauh of Sterling, KS; brother, Mike Rauh (Marge) of Loveland, CO; sisters, Rose Mountain (Terry) of Hutchinson, KS, Teresa Ryan (Jim) of Columbus, KS, and Kim Reiter (Steve) of Olathe, KS; and ten grandchildren, Sierah Pennington, Brittany Pennington, Raechel Boese, Corban Nordstrom, Shaylynn Spurlin, Russell Spurlin, Bane Spurlin, Sarah Spurlin, Wade Spurlin, and Skyler Spurlin.
He was preceded in death by his mother and two grandsons, Parker Pennington and Asher Boese.
A funeral service will be held at 10:30 AM, Tuesday, February 26, 2013, at the First Christian Church with Rev. Lynn Scott officiating. Burial with Military Honors will be in the McPherson Cemetery. Visitation is from 3:00 to 7:00 PM, Monday, at Stockham Family Funeral Home with the family receiving friends from 5:00 to 7:00 PM.
Memorial donations may be given to the American Legion Post #24 in care of Stockham Family Funeral Home, 205 North Chestnut, McPherson, KS 67460.