Obituary of Linda Rausch
Survivors include her husband, Loras; two sons, Bob (Michelle) of Dyersville, IA, Darin (Amy) of Earlville, IA; one daughter, Tina (Shawn) Engelken of New Vienna, IA; four grandchildren, Spencer and Ashley Engelken, Grant and Megan Rausch; her parents, Joseph and Germaine Schlichte of Dyersville, IA; one sister, Lois (Roger) Klostermann of Dyersville, IA and one brother, Marv (Mary) Schlichte of Cedar Rapids, IA. Linda was born on February 17, 1948 in Dyersville, Iowa, the daughter of Joseph and Germaine (Olberding) Schlichte. She graduated from Xavier High School in 1966. She married Loras Rausch on November 25, 1967, in Dyersville, Iowa. She was employed for more than 22 years at Dyersville National Bank/American Trust & Savings Bank. She and Loras owned and operated Gravy's Place for seven years. Linda was treasurer of Mt. Hope Cemetery Association, a Dyersville Progress board member, former president and member of Financial Women's International (FWI) of NE Iowa, an AmeriClub member and Camp Courageous volunteer. She enjoyed bowling, loved her grandchildren, and enjoyed attending baseball and softball games.