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.
KURRUS FUNERAL HOME, Belleville, Ill.
Published in Belleville News-Democrat on May 12, 2016