Letha Rau


Letha Mae Rau, 75, of Payson, died May 1, 2002, in Payson. She was born April 16, 1927, in Johnstown, Colo.

Mrs. Rau retired from Hewlett Packard after 26 years, was an avid reader, and loved to quilt and garden.

She is survived by her husband, William D. Rau of Payson; daughters, Barbara Tempalski of Spreckels, Calif., Nancy Gerard of Arapahoe, Neb., and Linda Turner of Miami, Okla.; son, Charles Minch of Loveland, Colo.; sisters, Lillie Kizer of Tigard, Okla. and Clara Crawford of Denver, Colo.; brother, George Teal of Fontana, Calif.; 12 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by six brothers and three sisters.

Memorial services will be held in Loveland, Colo. at a later date.

Donations can be made to RTA Hospice, 107 E. Frontier Street, Payson, AZ 85541 or the American Cancer Society.

Arrangements by Messinger Payson Funeral Home.

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