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Rachel Brown

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Rachel Brown

Rachel Brown, nee Boston, 90, of Belleville, Ill., born Wednesday, Nov. 4, 1925, in Troy, Ill., died Tuesday, May 10, 2016 at Memorial Hospital in Belleville, Ill.

Rachel worked as a Legal administrative assistant for the law firm Lashley Baer of St. Louis, Mo.

She was preceded in death by her first husband, Walter B. Waitukaitis; second husband, Clyde Brown; parents, Ralph D. and Minnie T., nee Halbert, Boston; and sisters, Lenore Weinacht, and Fanny Boston.

Surviving are her children, Mike (Dianne) Waitukaitis of Willis, Texas and Karen (Jim) Probst of Millstadt, Ill.; seven grandchildren, Scott Probst, Jim Probst, Danny Probst, Kimberly Probst, Jon (Jenny) Waitukaitis, Amanda (Chad) Benson, and Ben Waitukaitis; and 10 great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to Breast Cancer Research. Condolences may be expressed online at www.kurrusfh.com.

Visitation: Friends may call from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Friday, May 13, 2016 at Kurrus Funeral Home in Belleville, Ill.

Funeral: Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, May 13, 2016 at Kurrus Funeral Home, with Rev. Doug Stewart officiating. Interment will follow at Augusta Cemetery, St. Jacob, Ill.

Published in Belleville News-Democrat on May 12, 2016
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