August 10, 1970 - June 18, 2016

Mass of Christian Burial will be 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, June 22, 2016 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in St. Anna for Mary Katherine Rausch, 45, of Columbia Heights who passed away Saturday at Quiet Oaks Hospice House in St. Cloud. Rev. John Mitchell will officiate and burial will be in the Immaculate Conception parish cemetery St. Anna. Friends and relatives may call from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in St. Anna and also one hour prior to services at the church on Wednesday. Parish prayers will be at 5:00 p.m. at the church on Tuesday evening. Arrangements are entrusted to Williams Dingmann Family Funeral Home, Avon.

Mary was born on August 10, 1970 in St. Cloud to Lee and Bernadette (Woitalla) Larkey. She was married to Scott Rausch on September 3, 1994 at Holy Cross Lutheran Church in St. Cloud. Mary was a Financial Analyst for various firms and a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Columbia Heights. She enjoyed gardening, canning, preserving, mushroom hunting, fishing, and deer hunting. Mary liked to learn, research and share her knowledge of the diverse interests she had. She loved being with her son Severin and teaching him skills and life lessons.

Survivors include her husband, Scott of Columbia Heights; son, Severin, at home; parents, Lee and Bernadette Larkey of Avon; sisters and brothers, Theresa (Michael) Graveen of Cottage Grove, Joseph (Betty) Larkey of Sauk Rapids, Kathleen (Kenneth) Faber of Avon Lake, OH, Michael Larkey of St. Cloud and Daniel (Nancy) Larkey of Albany.

Memorials are preferred to Quiet Oaks Hospice House.