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Franklin D. RAUSCH

February 21, 1948 ~ April 9, 2020 (age 72)

Obituary

Franklin D. RAUSCH, 72, of Ulysses, PA, passed away Thursday, April 9, 2020 in Hudson, FL with his wife at his side.

A Memorial Service to celebrate Franklin’s life will be held 11:00 AM, Saturday, July 11, 2020 in the Gold Church, Gold, PA.  The Rev. Cameron Cowburn will officiate.  CDC and PA Department of Health guidelines are recommended.   

Born February 21, 1948, in Mankato, MN, he was the son of Simon and Wilma Butler Rausch.  

On January 11, 1968, he married the former Connie Easton Merrick, who survives.  

Franklin retired from Morgan AM&T after 49 years of service.  He was an avid fisherman and loved camping, playing cards, and getting together with friends and family.  Franklin was an Eagle Scout.  

Surviving besides his wife, Connie, are:  three children, Pamela (Roy) Hunt of Ulysses, Jonathan (Robin) Rausch of Clarksville, TN, and Christina (Scott) Morgan of Galeton;  ten grandchildren, Kristen (Cody) Gray Stevens, Michael (Ashley) Gray, Kyle (Paola) Hunt, Kaleb Hunt, Krischen Hunt, Mariah Morgan, Grace Morgan, Jillian Rausch, Connor Rausch, and Elisabeth Rausch;  two great-grandchildren, Reuben Gray and Valerie Badone;  a brother, Larry;  three sisters, Janice, Pauline, and Josie;  three sisters-in-law, Bernice, Kathy, and Linda;  and many nieces and nephews.  In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by five brothers, Lloyd, Cub, James, Dick, and Fred;  and two sisters, Gladys and Sadie.  

A Memorial Service to celebrate Franklin’s life will be held 11:00 AM, Saturday, July 11, 2020 in the Gold Church, Gold, PA.  The Rev. Cameron Cowburn will officiate.  CDC and PA Department of Health guidelines are recommended.    

Memorials may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice.  

Arrangements are under the direction of Olney-Foust Funeral Homes & Crematory, Ulysses.  Online condolences may be expressed at www.olneyfoust.com.

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