Duane C. Raue, 42 of Fremont, Neb., died Monday, April 8, 2013, at Nye Legacy. Funeral Services will be 10:30 a.m., Thursday April 11, at First Lutheran Church, Fremont, Neb. Pastor Charlie Axness will be officiating.
Interment is at Ridge Cemetery. Visitation will be 4 - 8 p.m. on Wednesday April 10, at Dugan Funeral Chapel. 751 North Lincoln Ave., Fremont. Family present from 5-7 p.m.
He was born July 4, 1970 in Marengo. He graduated from South Tama High School in 1988 and received an associate degree from Hawkeye Tech.
He married Tara (Wood) Raue Sept. 19, 1992, in Traer. They lived in Renwick, Iowa until 1995 when they moved to Fremont, where he had been employed by Wiechman Pig Company.
Duane was a member of First Lutheran Church. He enjoyed spending time with his children going to their baseball and softball games. He was an avid NASCAR fan and loved dirt track racing.
Duane is survived by his wife Tara, children Austin, and Morgan of Fremont; parents Robert and Janet of Chelsea; brothers Robert (Debbie) Raue of Toledo Scott (Angie) Raue and Kenny Raue, both of Belle Plaine; sister Helen (Matt) Elsbury of Brooklyn, Iowa; Uncle Leo and Aunt Jean Hanson of Fremont; Cousins Celina (Chuck( Kucera and daughter Carlee, Eric Hanson and Jordan Young of Scribner; and other family in Iowa.
The Family has requested memorials in lieu of flowers.