Obituary – Rau, Mary Neal (Firquain)

Class of 1929

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Mary Firquain

Mary Neal (Firquain) Rau

September 13, 1909- January 14, 1977

Funeral was at 2 p.m. Monday at Smith Funeral home at Tishomingo, Okla., for Mrs. Mary Neal Rau, 65, a former Perryan, who died unexpectedly Friday at her home, southeast of Tishomingo.

Rev. Gary Aultz, Sulpher, officiated. Burial was at Condon Grove cemetery, near Milburn.

Mrs. Rau was born Sept. 13, 1909, at Fountain, Oklahoma to Nickolas S. and Minnie F. (Neal) Firquain. She was educated in the Perry area and graduated from Perry high school in 1929.

She and Alfred Richard Rau were married May 25, 1929, at Bartlesville. The couple lived at Oklahoma City until moving to Tishomingo in September, 1974.

Survivors include her husband, of the home; two sons, Richard, Cape Girardeau, Mo.; and Robert, Arlington, Tex.; a daughter, Norma Batson, Deritter, La.; nine grandchildren and one great-grandchild.