Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Karaus in:
 • Merrill Memorial Park
 • Merrill
 • Lincoln County
 • Wisconsin
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Discussion Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Sponsor This Memorial!
Erava W. Karau
Learn about sponsoring this memorial...
Birth: Jul. 13, 1909
Lincoln County
Wisconsin, USA
Death: Oct., 1976
Lincoln County
Wisconsin, USA


Erava W. Karau, 67, 1902 E. Main St., Merrill, died Tuesday night at Holy Cross Hospital, Merrill. Services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Friday in Winstein's Funeral Home, Merrill. The Revs. Dale G. Kick and Jonathon D. Knecht, pastors of the St. Stephen's United Church of Christ in Merrill, will officiate. Burial will be in Merrill Memorial Park. Friends may call after 3 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Veterans organizations will conduct services at the cemetery.

Mr. Karau was born July 13, 1909, in Merrill, son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Hermann Karau. He was married Nov. 2, 1946, in Merrill, to Ruth Martell, who died Dec. 29, 1969. Mr. Karau was an employee on Anson & Gilkey Co., retiring in 1973. He was an Army corpsman, serving in Europe during World War II.

Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Sandra Kozelka, 1708 1/2 E. Main Street, Merrill, five sons, Barry Karau, 1902 E. Main St., Merrill, Michael Karau, Lemoore, Calif., Erava Karau Jr., Ft. Benning, Ga., James Johnson, Reno, Nev., and Charles Johnson, Stevens Point; a brother, Sylas Karau, 209 Lake St., Merrill; a sister, Mrs. Lauretta Wengeler, 1000 E. Seventh St., Merrill; and nine grandchildren.

Family links: 
  Herman Karau (1879 - 1953)
  Helene Bertha Buck Karau (1884 - 1942)
  Ruth Martell Karau (1917 - 1969)*
  Ruth Karau Volkman (1914 - 1970)*
  Erava W. Karau (1909 - 1976)
  Sylas Emil Karau (1916 - 1994)*
  Lauretta Martha Caroline Wengeler Koehler (1920 - 2011)*
*Calculated relationship
Merrill Memorial Park
Lincoln County
Wisconsin, USA
Plot: C Block, Lot#22
Maintained by: Trippy Von Brainstorm
Originally Created by: MVC
Record added: Nov 12, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 22850836
Erava W. Karau
Added by: MVC
Erava W. Karau
Added by: MVC
Erava W. Karau
Cemetery Photo
Added by: Ronald Rosenberg
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.

- Trippy Von Brainstorm
 Added: Apr. 20, 2010

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service