Rae Rose Schliinz (Connaughton), age 76, of Delano, passed away peacefully Wednesday, July 24, 2019, surrounded by her loving family and friends.
She was born March 9, 1943, in Waverly, to William and Dorothy Connaughton.
Rae was a devoted mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and friend. Family and friends brought her great joy, and she spent most of her days filling hearts with love and laughter.
She was preceded in death by her parents, William and Dorothy Connaughton; her son, Douglas Schliinz; her two sisters, Bev Benjamin, and MaryAnn McHie; and her grandson, Kipp Keating.
Rae is survived by her daughters, Debbie Martinez and Dana Mueller (Matt); grandchildren Amanda Keating, Ryan Mueller (Amanda), and Andy Mueller (Karyn); great-grandchildren Lily, Leaonna, Paisley, and Flora; and many loving friends and relatives.
A memorial service took place Tuesday, July 30 at 11 a.m. at St. Peter Catholic Church in Delano. There was a gathering of family and friends from 9 to 11 a.m., prior to the service, in Martha’s Hall of St. Peter Catholic Church. Inurnment was in the Lewis Cemetery in Maple Plain.
Arrangements were with the Iten Funeral Home in Delano.