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Since it's founding in 1968, the Special Olympics has celebrated the accomplishments of athletes with intellectual disabilities – currently, nearly 3 million athletes in more than 180 countries worldwide – and helped teach society tolerance and respect. This memorial site was created to honor all those who make the Special Olympics possible.
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Remembering the life, death and Special Olympics legacy of John Blessinger

RACINE - John James Blessinger, age 66, passed away Friday, February 5, 2016, at Wheaton Franciscan All Saints Medical Center. He was born in Racine, May 20, 1949, son of John and Virginia (Nee: DeGroot) Blessinger. John was a member of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church and was employed by Goodwill Industries for many years. He enjoyed the Special Olympics, baseball, bowling and square dancing. John was a big fan of the Packers and Brewers and will be dearly missed. Surviving are his...
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