Obituary – Rau, Robert Lee

Robert Lee Rau

Class of 1950

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Robert Rau

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Robert Lee Rau

November 8, 1931 – September 12, 2002

Robert Lee Rau, 70, passed away Thursday, Sept. 12, 2002 in Arlington, TX.

Graveside service will be at 3 p.m. Monday in Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery, Dallas. Rosary will be at 7 p.m. Sunday at St. Maria Goretti Catholic Church, 1200 S. Davis Drive, Arlington.

Bob Rau was born Nov. 8, 1931, in Perry, Okla., to Alfred Richard and Mary (Firquain) Rau. He graduated from Perry high school in 1950 and married Faydell Kuhlmann on Dec. 23, 1950.

Rau retired from Burroughs Corp. after 30 years as a field engineer and manager. He served his country in Korea and retired from the U.S. Army Reserves as a lieutenant colonel.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Mary and Alfred Rau, and his brother, Richard Rau.

Rau was unsurpassed as a husband, father, grandfather, uncle and brother. He left an incredible legacy of love in action.

Survivors are his wife, Faydell; children, Randy Rau, Kathy Kalina and Ben Newton, Kandy and David Crocker and Rusty Rau, all of Arlington; grandchildren, Taylor and Jake Rau, of Mansfield, Joshua Kalina of Grand Forks, N.D., Kaitlin, Travis and Alex Kalina of Arlington, Sandy Crocker of Arlington and Rachel, Hannah and Tyler Rau of Arlington; sister, Norma Batson of Arlington; and many beloved nieces, nephews and their children.