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George T. Rashid, Jr.

June 9, 1927 March 8, 2012
George T. Rashid, Jr.
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Obituary for George T. Rashid, Jr.

Peoria = George T. Rashid, Jr., 84, passed away at 4:52 p.m., Thursday, March 8, 2012 at Heartland Healthcare in Peoria. He was born in Janesville, WI on June 9, 1927 to George and Mary Rashid. He was preceded in death by his parents and his three brothers; Floyd (Buss) Rashid, Patrick Rashid, and Albert (Bob) Rashid and four sisters; Lucille Rashid, Stella Rashid, Neva Slyman, and Virginia Rainey. He is survived by numerous nieces and nephews. He will always be remembered as “uncle” by all who knew him. George grew up in Keokuk, Iowa and later moved to his long-time home in Burlington, Iowa. He was best known for his renowned “George’s Pizza” in Burlington. Services will be held at 10:00 a.m., Monday, March 12 at St. Sharbel Church. Chorbishop Faouzi Elia will officiate. Visitation will be held 30 minutes prior to services at the church. Graveside Services will be at 1:00 p.m. Monday, March 12 at Sacred Heart Cemetery in Fort Madison, Iowa. Wright and Salmon Mortuary is in charge of arrangements. Memorials may be made to St. Sharbel Church or to the donor’s choice. Tributes and condolences may be submitted to


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