Lois Ann Rauss nee Valtinson, age 69, of Adams, Wisconsin died Sunday, August 16, 2015 at her home.
Memorial services will be 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, August 20, 2015 at the United in Christ Lutheran Church in Dellwood, Wisconsin. Pastors Brian Crane & T. Christian Nelson will officiate. Interment will be at the Itasca Calvary Cemetery, Grand Rapids, Minnesota. Visitation will be 9:00 a.m. until the time of service on Thursday at United in Christ Lutheran Church.
Lois was born May 31, 1946 in Grand Rapids, Minnesota to Joseph Peter Melvin “Mel” and Ethel Vivana (Geving) Valtinson.
She married Glenn Rauss on August 2, 1969 in Grand Rapids, Minnesota.
Lois enjoyed playing Keno and visiting with friends at the casino, helping others in need, Christmas, angels, crosses and the Green Bay Packers. She loved her grandkids and had special nicknames for each one. She enjoyed hearing about their day and was so proud of their accomplishments.
Lois was a member of the Ladies Ducks Unlimited of Adams County.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Mel & Ethel Valtinson; Sisters, Beverly Meier, Joyce Bergstrom, and Ruth Valtinson; Brothers, Roger, Forrest, Maynard, and Gordon Valtinson; Brother-in-law, Robert Anderson and special friend, Bud Schultz.
She is survived by: Husband: Glenn Rauss of Adams, Wisconsin, Daughter: Sarah (John) Calderon of St. Francis, Wisconsin, Daughter: Alicia (Kevin) Krizan of Plain, Wisconsin, Grandson: Nicholas Calderon of St. Francis, Wisconsin, Grandson: Noah Calderon of St. Francis, Wisconsin, Granddaughter: Kyla Krizan of Plain, Wisconsin, Grandson: Hunter Krizan of Plain, Wisconsin, Sister: Betsey (Daryll) Robertson of Marble, Minnesota, Sister: Carol Anderson of Grand Rapids, Minnesota, Brother: Wesley (Rosemary) Valtinson of Grand Rapids, Minnesota, Brother: Robert (Roxy) Valtinson of Grand Rapids, Minnesota, Brother: David (Trisha) Valtinson of Grand Rapids, Minnesota, Brother: Gary (Brenda) Valtinson of Grand Rapids, Minnesota, Brother-in-law: Ronald Bergstrom of Hovland, Minnesota, and Sister-in-law: Judy Valtinson of La Prairie, Minnesota. She is further survived by many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
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