Raleigh M. Rauner | Morris Nilsen Funeral Chapel

September 6, 1932 - February 8, 2020

Raleigh M. Rauner

Age 87, of Apple Valley. Preceded in death by husband, Robert “Bob” Rauner; parents, Casmer & Agnes Janikowski; brothers, Cleon (Geraldine) Janikowski, DeLoure (Barbara) Janikowski and Darryl Janikowski. Survived by children, Kerri (Thomas) Flanagan, Cathy (David) Jensen, Kristi Fritze, Connie (Richard) Barnes and Robert "Bob" (Buffy) Rauner; grandchildren, Kalen (Amanda) Flanagan, Tara (Jose) Flores, Braden Flanagan, Colton Flanagan, Josh Jensen, Jeremy Jensen, Calle Fritze, Brenna Fritze, Brandt Fritze, Tyler Barnes, Tanner Barnes, Lauren Barnes, Kayli (Ryan) Johnson, Bryce Rauner and Emma Rauner; great-grandchildren, Ari Flanagan, Keira Flores, Kora Flores, Kyla Flores, Carley Jensen, Jack Johnson, Kaden Johnson and Layla Johnson; sister, Cassie (Rich) Christensen; sister-in-law, Vera Janikowski; nieces and nephews, Bailey (Brandon) Balzer, Corey Christensen, Dave (Sally) Janikowski, Cheryl Smith, Dana (Dennis) Nystrom, Randy (Cindy) Janikowski, Jonanne (Don) Van Vorst, Mike (Diane) Janikowski, Lori Peper-Rucks, Jan Foure, Michele (Steve) Pieraccini and Debbie (Steve) Blake; relatives and friends.


  1. Cheryl Smith says:

    I am going to miss you my dear Aunt we had more lighthouses to visit, loved you and Auntie Cassie sharing the great adventure with me now i will keep searching for more lighthouses to share with you so when we meet again I can share with you. Love you and really going to miss our great conversations, till we meet again.

  2. Paul, Marjeane, and famy says:

    Dearest Bob and all the family, our deepest and most sincere sympathy and condolences. We always loved and appreciated Raleigh so very much and was hoping to see her with everyone at one more reunion at the farm. She has joined the invisible family . May God comfort and sustain you all with His grace, mercy, and sweet memories til we all meet her again. Love, the Salladad

  3. Judi Grover says:

    My hearts go out to all the family on the loss of Your mom and Grandma. Raleigh was a very special lady! I know she will be so missed. Sending hugs and prayers for comfort and peace to all of you!

  4. Amy Driscoll says:

    My husband and I were lucky enough to have spent an hour chatting with Raleigh just a month ago at a holiday party. What a woman! What a life she led. We loved her stories. So sorry for your loss.

  5. Terri Heimbigner says:

    Our Heart goes out to your family!

    Terri & Steve Heimbigner

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