Edward Dean “Ed” Rausch

Edward Dean “Ed” Rausch, 89, of Chanute, KS, passed away on Monday, July 8, 2019 in Tulsa, OK. He was born on July 2, 1930 in Chanute, KS, the son of William and Elizabeth (Robertson) Rausch. He graduated from Chanute High School and later married Joan Haymaker in 1950 in Chanute, KS.

Ed worked at Monarch Cement Company for almost 40 years before retiring in 1992. He enjoyed his golfing, working in his yard and gardening and sitting on his deck. He most of all enjoyed dancing and was still dancing up to his last days. He will be greatly missed..  

Ed is survived by:

Children: Judy Garrett and husband, Rod, of Tulsa, OK, Steve Rausch and wife, Carla, of Broken Arrow, OK; Grandson: Mark Rausch and wife, Jennifer; 5 StepGreat-Grandchildren.

Ed was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Joan; sister, Lenora Hottenstein; brother, Leo Rausch, and grandson, Eric Rausch.

A memorial service will be held on Thursday, July 11, 2019 at 1 pm at Countryside Funeral Home Johnson Chapel at 101 N. Highland in Chanute, KS.  Online condolences may be left at:  www.countrysidefh.com

The family suggests memorials to be made to Cherry Street Youth Center or FireEscape Coffeehouse and may be mailed to the funeral home.  Arrangements have been entrusted to Countryside Funeral Home, 101 N. Highland, Chanute, KS 66720.

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