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August “Augy” Henry Rauch
August 9, 1919 – August 4, 2010


Scio – Augy , 90, of Scio passed away peacefully in his home on Wednesday, August 4. Augy was born on August 9, 1919, in Echo, Oregon the 3rd of 10 children. He graduated from Oregon State and began a 40-year career in Forest Products Research for Champion International. Augy enjoyed coaching basketball, attending Regis sporting events, tinkering around on his small farm, playing cards, music and dancing. He was a member of the Elks and Knights of Columbus for many years.

Augy married Dorothy Togstad in 1944 and they had 10 children: Jane (Robert) Metivier of Danbury, CT., Joe - Deceased, Mark (Sharon) of Silverton, Jim (Janet) of Stayton, John (Becky) Green River, WY., Tom (Joyce) Spring Valley, WI., Mary (Jim) Gries of Stayton, Matt (Danell) Sublimity, Patty (Bruce) Clark of Salem and Paul (Patty) of Chantilly, VA.. He married Efenita Lumbab in 1985 and they had 5 children; Efelito (Julie) of Portland, Flora (Ryan) Loibl of Scio, Regee (Krista) Boise, ID., Freddy (Salvi) of Galveston, TX., and Johanna (Travis) Crawford of England. Augy had 36 grandchildren and 25 great-grandchildren. He is survived by sisters: Lily Mitchell, Mabel Watson, Elsie Middleton, Pauline Matheny, Ina Clark and Doris Pitzer. Augy was preceded in death by his first wife Dorothy in 1981; son Joseph in 2009; granddaughter Kayla in 1989; one brother and two sisters.

Recitation of Rosary will be Tuesday, August 10 at 7:00pm and Mass of Christian Burial will be Wednesday, August 11 at 1:00 pm both at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Stayton, where he was a member. Graveside services to follow at St. Mary Cemetery in Stayton. There will be a reception immediately following at Anthony Hall. Contributions may be made to Regis Athletic Association. Serving the family, North Santiam Funeral Service, Stayton.


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