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Jean Rasar

July 13, 1917 January 15, 2013
Jean Rasar
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PEORIA – Martha “Jean” Rasar, 95, of Rosewood Care Center in Peoria, passed away at 3:58 p.m., Tuesday, January 15, 2013, at OSF ST. Francis Medical Center.
Jean was born on July 13, 1917 in Decatur to James R. and Pauline (Bruce) Hinton. She married Bennett Rasar on June 26, 1938 in St. Charles, MO. He preceded her in death on November 22, 1982 in Bradenton, FL.
Also preceding her in death were one brother and one son, Mark Rasar, in 2005.
She is survived by her daughter Linda (Orville) Frank of Peoria; nine grandchildren, Ave (Dino) Costa, Mary Ann Pecora (Matt) Keane, Therese Pecora, James (Jeannie) Pecora, Mark (Ellen) Rasar, Meg Rasar, Tom (Amy) Frank, Brian (Kay) Frank, and Dan (fiancé, Angie Lawrence) Frank; and seven great-grandchildren, Daniel Costa, Ellie Keane, Matthew Keane, Margaret Mary Keane, Caleb Carlson, Allison Pecora, Jimmy Pecora, Bennett Rasar, Corwin Rasar,and Molly, Sydney, Jack, and Giovonna Frank.
Jean worked at Rasar Collection Agency in Peoria. She was a NASCAR fan and loved to watch figures skating and other sports on television.
Funeral service will be at 1 p.m., Saturday, January 19, 2013 at St. Ann Catholic Church. Rev. Terry Cassidy will officiate. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church. Burial will be in Swan Lake Memory Gardens.
Memorials may be made to St. Ann Catholic Church, St. Thomas Grade School, or donor’s choice.
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