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Dwayne Odis Rainer 

 

 

 

Sealy News Online:

Posted: Wednesday, June 8, 2011 6:01 pm.

   Dwayne Odis Rainer, 64, was born Jan. 11, 1947, Shreveport, La. to Duey and Marjorie Rainer.

He grew up in Louisiana and 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 their home in Sealy.

Dwayne enjoyed fishing, hunting, coaching fast pitch softball and grilling. He was in the United States Army Reserves for five 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 and 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 were Ronnie Muery, Lee Charles Goebel, Caleb McCrary, Ernest McCoslin, Cary Burnley and Ryan Eckelberg. Visitation was held on June 7, 2011, at the Schmidt Funeral Home in Bellville. Funeral services were held at 3 p.m., Wednesday, June 8, 2011, at the Schmidt Funeral Home Chapel, with Pastor Jennie Jones and Rev. 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 were under the direction of the Schmidt Funeral Home.

Posted by Joy Neely

 

 

 

 

 

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