John A. Rausch was born Jan. 9, 1973, in St. Cloud hospital. He attended Holdingford elementary and high school until the 10th grade transferring to the Minnesota Center for Arts Education in Golden Valley graduating in 1992.

After high school John moved to Washington, later to Arizona, then moved to Glenwood in 2015. He was employed at Lakeland Manufacturing Inc. in Alexandria for the past five years.

John was an outstanding artist, spending many hours working in a variety of mediums such as watercolor, chalk, ink and many more. He was very excited having had the opportunity to display his artwork in Farwell in 2023. He also enjoyed fishing with friends and motorcycle rides on warm summer days.

John is survived by his son Jaden: his brother Clint: three nieces, two nephews and several friends in Glenwood.

He was preceded in death by his parents and his sister, Tammy.