Ashley Schraut, 28

Ashley Schraut, a resident of Buckman died as the result of an automobile and four-wheeler accident near Buckman.
A Mass of Christian Burial was held Wednesday, June 27, at St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Buckman. Burial was in the parish cemetery.
Ashley Schraut was born Aug. 2, 1983, in Little Falls, to Roger and Linnea (Olson) Schraut. Ashley attended Royalton schools graduating in 2001. He was very active with wrestling and football while in high school. He has worked for Wal-Mart in the receiving department in St. Cloud, for the past eight years. He helped his parents on the family dairy farm. Ashley was united in marriage to Shelly Bauer, May 15, 2004, at St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Buckman. The couple made their home near Royalton. Ashley was an avid deer hunter. He was a big Twins fan and enjoyed attending Twins games with his wife, Shelly and daughter, Whitney. Whitney attended her very first Twins game at the age of seven weeks old. Ashley was a dedicated sports fan especially of the Vikings and Twins. He played co-ed softball for Full Throttle Bar on Thursday nights. Ashley was a member of St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Buckman.
Left to cherish his memory are his wife, Shelly Schraut of Royalton; daughter Whitney Schraut at home; parents, Roger and Linnea Schraut of Royalton; siblings, Roger Schraut, Jr. (fiancé, Jen) of Royalton and Farrah (Shaun) Rowley of St. Cloud; mother and father-in-law, Gerald “Butch” and Mary Jane Bauer of Little Rock; brothers and sister-in-law, Todd Bauer of Royalton, Wade (fiancé Missy Waddell) Bauer of Foley, Kurt Bauer of Royalton and Shaun (Stephanie) Bauer of Clear Lake; grandparents, Nella Olson of Milaca, Jenny (John) Forandel of Kingman, Ariz., and Helen Bauer of Little Falls; nieces and nephews, Tessa, Tayah, Lily, Jacob, Brody, Spencer, Anabel and Ethan.
Ashley was preceded in death by his grandparents, Joseph and Florence Schraut, Ernest Olson II, Edward Opatz and Verena Opatz, Lawrence Bauer; brother-in-law, Mark Bauer and a baby brother Schraut.
Casketbearers were John Mick, Fred Mick, Travis High, Mark Scheyma, Cecil Gjelhaug and Tim Grittner.
Emblom-Brenny Funeral Home