Johnye Belle Rau, 92, of Fredericktown, died Tuesday, January 2, 2018. She was born December 28, 1925 at Madison, Illinois, the daughter of Edward and Isabel (Stark) Wilburn.
Johnye Belle was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Jay Rau, and one brother.
She is survived by her son Pete (Cricket) Rau; sister Shirley Thompson; grandchildren Doug Rau, Tasha (Rau) Hovis, Tammy Siegel, Kelli (Rau) Gay, Greg Short; eleven great-grandchildren; and seven great-great-grandchildren.
Johnye Belle enjoyed time with her family, the St. Louis Cardinals, and Church.
A funeral service was held January 5 at St. Michael Church with Father John Braun officiating. Burial was in the Christian Cemetery.