Michael Rauscher
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Obituary of Michael Huston Rauscher

Michael Huston Rauscher, 24, died unexpectedly on August 31, 2018.


Michael is survived by his parents, Ric and Jeanne of Pottstown, his big brother, Jake Rauscher, of Birdsboro, Mom-Mom Alice Eichelberger of Malvern, Aunt Nancy Schreiber with Uncle Bill Clardy of Elverson, Uncle Mark Eichelberger with Uncle Bill Hooker of Chalfont and Uncle Ed Eichelberger and Aunt Susan of Lyman, SC. His cousin families – the Schreibers of Parkesburg and Peachtree City, GA, the VanZijls of Monkton, MD, the Elvanians of Glenmoore and Wayne, the Kaplans of Elverson, the Balls of Painesville, OH and the Heaths of Fairport Harbor, OH and his crazy cat Sir Bentley.


Michael was a 2012 graduate of Owen J. Roberts High School and employed as an operator/crew leader with Ron Smith, Inc. in Downingtown. He had a natural skill at operating heavy equipment. Michael was an avid dek hockey player, a Flyers fan, a math whiz, and loved to go fishing and camping. He was crazy about his Honda Civic Si. He and his brother Jake, who also has a Honda Civic Si, would attend many car shows together. Michael was like a magnet when he was around kids. They would just gravitate towards him. They obviously felt the big heart that he had. This past July, Michael had just made his next home in Honey Brook. He was thrilled to have his own place. Michael – you brought so much joy to our lives and you will be in our hearts and minds forever.


Visitations will take place on Friday, September 7, 2018 from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. and on Saturday, September 8, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. at the Houck & Gofus Funeral Home, Inc., 955 N. Charlotte St., Pottstown, PA 19464. A Life Celebration will take place on Saturday at 12:00 p.m. Interment will be private and held at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Michael’s memory to the National Alliance on Mental Illness. Go to www.nami.org and click on DONATE NOW. Then, click to make a memorial donation. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.houckgofusfuneralhome.com.