Mass of Christian Burial was held Wednesday, October 14, 2020 at St. Mary of Mount Carmel Catholic Church in Long Prairie for Kenneth Rausch who died Friday, October 9, 2020 at his home in Long Prairie. The Rev. Omar Guanchez officiated and burial was in the parish cemetery.
Ken was born November 1, 1952 in Long Prairie to Lawrence & Rita (Zwilling) Rausch. He married Rhonda Engdahl on September 14, 1973 in Long Prairie. Ken has lived his entire life in Long Prairie and worked for the Todd County Highway Department for over 35 years. He is a member of St. Mary of Mount Carmel Catholic Church where he was very active especially with the music. Ken cared very much about other people and was always busy taking care his family. He loved Rhonda so much, he was very devoted to her and always put her first. Ken had a great memory and always could tell you specific dates and numbers.
He is survived by his sons, Jason of Watkins; Jeff (Angie) of Prinsburg; brothers, Bob (Linda) of Bellevue, NE; Ron (Julie) of Dubuque, IA; and 7 grandchildren.
He is preceded in death by his parents, wife Rhonda on 11/7/2012, and infant sister Lois.