Grace and Miracle Killilea Rausch entered Heaven minutes after their birth on Thursday, June 14, 2012 at Mayo Health Systems Hospital in La Crosse, WI.
Grace and Miracle were born June 14, 2012, and clothed in baptismal grace, sealed through water and the Word, for eternal glory.
Grace and Miracle are survived by their parents, Jonathan and Jennifer (Killilea) Rausch of Tomah, WI; big sister, ShyAnne at home; maternal grandparents, Steve Killilea and Janet Killilea of La Crosse, Wi; paternal grandparents, David Rausch of New Ulm, MN and James and Elsa Yohn of Fall River, WI; great-grandparents, Elsa Yeske of Sparta, WI, Clarence and Lois Rausch of Forest Grove, OR; Uncle James (Cheryl) Killilea of La Crosse, WI; Aunt Elisabeth (Arturo) Fonseca of Chicago, Il; Aunt Rebecca (Andrew) Lang of Oceanside, CA; Uncle Timothy Rausch of Milwaukee, WI; cousins, Isaac and Skyla Killilea, Silas, Martha and Titus Lang and Sylvia Fonseca.
A private family memorial service was held Friday, June 15, 2012, 7 p.m. at the Mayo Health Systems Hospital Chapel in La Crosse, WI. Rev. Donald Buch of St. Paul's Lutheran in Tomah and Rev. Roger Sack of First Lutheran in La Crosse officiated at the service.
The parents chose the hymns "What A Friend We Have in Jesus", "Jerusalem the Golden" and "Abide with Me" sang by those attending. Aunt Elisabeth (Rausch) Fonseca was the organist.
The Torkelson Funeral Home in Tomah assisted the family arrangements.
"I know the plans I have for you declared the Lord, plans to prosper you and not to harm you. Plans to give you hope and a future." Jeremiah 29:11 (NIV)