SOLOMON — Ray A. Eisenhauer, 83, of Solomon passed away Monday, June 19, 2017 in Solomon. he was born June 28, 1933 in Solomon, the son of Charles "Ed" and Gertrude (Grant) Eisenhauer.

He grew up in Solomon, graduating from Solomon High School in 1951. After graduating from Solomon, he went on to serve two years in the U.S. Army. On July 6, 1953 he was united in marriage to Audeen Alden in Solomon. She preceded him in death November 27, 2010.

Ray worked for DS&O as a lineman for 47 years. He was a member of the Solomon United Methodist Church, Solomon Lion's Club and served on the Solomon School Board. He was active in the Solomon Recreation Center and the Senior Center.

Ray is survived by his daughter Debbie Strouts (Dana) of Colorado Springs, Colorado; three sons Robert (Cindy) of Pratt, Larry (April) of Andale, and Jeff (Mitzi) of Lawrence; one sister Evelyn Nelson (Rev. Harold) of McPherson; 10 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren, and 1 great-great grandchild.

He was preceded in death by his parents, loving wife Audeen, one grandson Judson Eisenhauer, four brothers Frank, Ervin, Melvin and Marvin, and three sisters Mabel Hills, Alda Conner and Irene Farley.

The family suggests memorials be given to the Solomon United Methodist Church, Solomon Senior Citizens Center or to the Ray and Audeen Eisenhauer Family Scholarship.

Funeral services were held Monday, June 26, 2017 at the Solomon United Methodist Church, Solomon, with burial at Prairie Mound Cemetery, Solomon.