Ethel Elise Walvoord was born on September 9, 1900. She was first of three children born to John and Mary Walvoord.
Ethel attended Sheboygan High School. She graduated in 1918. She was involved in Debating Society, Glee Club, and Athletic Association all four years of high school. She was also a part of The Lake Breeze staff (the school year book), and the Dramatic Club.
On July 25, 1922 she married Rev. Edward Charles Raue, a widower, in Sheboygan.
Edward was born August 16, 1889 in Eau Clair, Wisconsin. Ethel met while Edward was an interim pastor at First Presbyterian Church in Sheboygan.
Edward loved to go camping and was an avid fisherman.
Ethel and Ed had two girls: Mary Ann and Emilie Jane.
Edward died March 12, 1973 at the age of 83.
Ethel died on June 16, 1993 in Snohomish, Washington at the age of 92.