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Anita Virginia (Hersh) Rau

January 2, 1921 — March 17, 2020

Anita Virginia (Hersh) Rau, 99, of Tiffin died at 8:40 a.m., Tuesday, March 17, 2020, at St. Francis Nursing Home.

Anita was born January 2, 1921, in Seneca County to Ernest L. and Ella (Parrot) Hersh. She married Vernon James Rau, June 12, 1941, and he died March 3, 1982.

Survivors include three sons, Dick Rau of Weyers Cave, Virginia, Ronnie Rau, Steven Rau both of Tiffin; two daughters, Barb Reinhart, Diane Brunthaver both of Tiffin; ten grandchildren, and nine great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; and three brothers, Glenn Hersh, Ray Hersh, and Bob Hersh.

Anita was a 1940 graduate of Old Fort High School, retired head cook at St. Francis Home, and a member of the Fort Seneca Community Church. She enjoyed playing cards and watching sports.  Spending time with her grandchildren was a great treasure.

Visitation and the Funeral service will be private at Traunero Funeral Home and Crematory.  Rev. David Hudson will officiate and burial will take place in Pleasant Union Cemetery, Old Fort.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Fort Seneca Community Church.

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