Wayne E. Rau, 54, of Crystal Lake passed away Wednesday, October 30, 2019. He was born on February 15, 1965 in Chicago, son of William and Irene (Jaehrig) Rau.
Wayne was a graduate of Palatine High School class of 1983. After graduation, he enlisted in the US Navy serving aboard the USS Enterprise. Wayne graduated from DeVry University in 1994 with an Associate’s Degree in Electrontics. He received his MBA from Argosy University.
He had a personality that was bigger than life. Wayne was kind-hearted, caring and generous. He was a member of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church.
Survivors include his sister, Sherry (David) Steiner; nephew, Michael Steiner; aunts and uncles, and numerous cousins and friends.
A memorial visitation will be on Saturday, November 9 from 10:00 am until the time of a service at 11:30 am at Davenport Family Funeral Home and Crematory, 419 E. Terra Cotta Ave., Crystal Lake.
In lieu of flowers, memorials in Wayne’s name can be made to Wounded Warrior Project at www.woundedwarriorproject.org.
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Wounded Warrior Project
PO Box 758516, Topeka KS 66675-8516