Evelyn A. Rausch, 86, Lincoln, widow of Robert, died Tuesday, Feb. 15, 2011, at Waverly. She was born July 24, 1924, in Cumro, to John and Olga (Swenson) Popp. Evelyn was a homemaker. She was a member of Faith United Methodist Church, and was Founder and President of the Umbrella Club.
Evelyn is survived by daughters and son-in-law, Connie and James Matson, Cindy Rausch; sons and daughters-in-law, John and Nancy Rausch, and Jim and Lori Rausch, all of Lincoln; grandchildren and their spouses, Susanne Matson-Pulec and Don Pulec, Robert and Amanda Matson, Erin Rausch, Ross "Buck" Rausch, Bret Rausch, Andrew and Kelly Rausch, Katie and Mark Nietfeld; four great-grandsons; sister, Katherine Harrison of Stockton, Ill.; sisters-in-law, Maxine Popp of Georgetown, AnnaMary York of Lincoln, and Doris Popp of Cumro; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, three brothers and two sisters.
Funeral services were Saturday, Feb. 19, 2011 at Faith United Methodist Church. with Pastor Joseph Rafique officiating. Memorials are suggested to the family for future designation.
Arrangements were handled by Roper and Sons Funeral Services.