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 Dwayne Odis Rainer, 64, was born Jan. 11, 1947, Shreveport, La., the son of Duey and Marjorie Rainer. He grew up in Louisiana attended school in Shreveport and Baker, graduating from Baker High School in 1965. 

On Oct. 27, 1973, he married Lois Rudloff in Bellville at St. John Lutheran Church. Dwayne and Lois lived in Houston, Sealy and Bellville before making the home in Sealy.

Dwayne enjoyed fishing, hunting, coaching fast pitch softball and grilling. He was in the United States Army Reserves for 5 years. He also was a member of the Sealy Booster Club and on the board of directors for the Sealy Little League.

Dwayne passed away on Saturday, June 4, 2011, at his home in Sealy, after a brave struggle with cancer. He was surrounded by his wife and three daughters, when he passed away.

Dwayne is survived by his loving wife of 37 years Lois Rudloff Rainer; daughters Shannon Hanath and her husband, Kevin, Laura Kaye and her husband, Stephen, and Myra Rainer and her fiancÚ, Brian Doyle; grandchildren Kerstyn and Blaine Hanath, Cutter and Kenadie Kaye, and Chloe Doyle. He is also survived by his sister Pennie Kelley; niece  Jill Hien and her husband, Dirk; nephew Adam Jackson and other family and dear friends. Dwayne also leaves behind a very special four legged companion, Precious, his dog that will miss him very much.

Dwayne was preceded in death by his parents, Duey and Marjorie Rainer, brother, Steve Rainer and father-in-law and mother-in-law, Eugene and Ester Rudloff.

Pallbearers are: Ronnie Muery, Lee Charles Goebel, Caleb McCrary, Ernest McCoslin, Cary Burnley and Ryan Eckelberg.

Visitation was held from 5-8 p.m., Tuesday, June 7, 2011, at the Schmidt Funeral Home in Bellville. Funeral Service was held at 3 p.m., Wednesday, June 8, 2011, at the Schmidt Funeral Home Chapel, with Pastor Jennie Jones and Reverend Skip Stutts, officiating. Interment followed in the Millheim Cemetery in Millheim.

Friends who wish may make memorial gifts to the: Hospice Brazos Valley, 302 East Blue Bell Road, Brenham, Texas 77833.

You can rest now, no more pain and suffering.

Funeral arrangements under the direction of the Schmidt Funeral Home, P.O. Box 610, 12029 Hwy 36 South, Bellville, Texas 77418. (979)865-2424 

Posted by Joy Neely



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