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Loretta Rauch

February 5, 1942 — September 6, 2016

Loretta L. Rauch, 74, of Covington, passed away Tuesday, September 6, 2016, at her residence.  She was born February 5, 1942, in Miami County, to the late Charles Wayne Earick and Doris Philena (Minnich) Earick, who survives in ­Lake Placid, Florida.  Loretta married William T. “Bill” Rauch on October 27, 1983; he preceded her in death on March 3, 2015.

She will be missed and remembered by her daughters, Anita (Steve) Daniel of Covington and Rebecca “Becky” (Matt) Ryan of Houston; brother Dwaine (Evelyn) Earick of Sidney; six grandchildren, Justin & Brittany Daniel, Matt (Samantha) Ryan, Danielle Ryan, Ashley (Hans) Rembold, and Caitlin Ryan; and three great-grandchildren, Kyle, Savannah, and Caroline.  She was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Sarah Jayne Ryan.

Loretta was a graduate of Covington High School, Class of 1960.  She retired from Container Corporation/Sonoco of Piqua, and later worked in home health care.  She was a member of DL Mother’s Club and was a former member and president of the Piqua Lions Club.

Funeral services to honor her life will be held at 6 p.m. Friday, September 23 at Jackson-Sarver Funeral Home, 10 S. High St., Covington, with Pastor Harry Peterson officiating.  Friends may call from 3-6 p.m. Friday, September 23 at the funeral home.  Private burial will be in Highland Cemetery, Covington.  Memorial contributions may be made to ­­­­­Hospice of Miami County.  Online tributes for Loretta’s family may be left at

Charitable donations may be made to:

Ohio's Hospice of Miami County
P.O. Box 502, Troy OH 45373
Tel: 1-937-335-5191

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