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Melissa Jean Rau

November 12, 1969 — March 25, 2024


Melissa Jean Rau, 54, of Harshaw passed away Monday, March 25, 2024 at the Aspirus Wausau Hospital.  Melissa was born November 12, 1969 in Michigan City, Indiana, the daughter of James and Judith (Welnetz) Rau.

Surviving are her brother, Timothy Rau; nephews, Jimmy and Ryan; aunt and uncle Art (Lillian) Rau.

She was preceded in death by her parents, James and Judith Rau; and sister-in-law, Nancy.

A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.

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Krueger-Nimsgern Funeral & Cremation Service is assisting the family


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