Francis Eli Rainey, on Thursday, November 21st aged 90 years, beloved son of the late Walter and Ethel Mooney Rainey. Preceded in death by his siblings, Rosemary Rainey, Lorna Robinson, Calvin Rainey, Patricia Schulte, John Rainey, Kathleen Wieczor, Douglas Rainey, David Rainey, Thomas Rainey, and Lorraine Schorling ; uncle to 20 nieces and nephews and 42 great nieces and nephews. Godfather to Gretchen Schulte Atwood and Heidi Schorling Huber. Mr. Rainey was an Army Veteran and an accomplished artist who studied at the Art Institute of Chicago. He will be remembered for the beauty he created through his art, and the love that he gave to everyone. Family and friends are invited to attend the Funeral Mass on Saturday, December 7th, 2019 starting at 12:15 pm in the J. Garic Schoen Chapel of JACOB SCHOEN & SON FUNERAL HOME, 3807 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA 70119. Visitation will begin in the funeral home starting at 10:00 am and will continue until Mass time. Burial at Cypress Grove Cemetery, New Orleans, LA. Condolences may be expressed at www.schoenfh.com
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