Raymond Leo "Bud" Rakers (1932 - 2016)


Raymond Leo "Bud" Rakers, 83, of Ramsey, died on Friday, May 13, 2016, at Mercy Hospital in St. Louis, Mo.
Services will be held at 10 a.m. on Tuesday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Oconee, with the Rev. Rodney A. Schwartz officiating. Burial will be in Sacred Heart Cemetery in Oconee, with military rites accorded by Roy Ireland Post No. 317 of the American Legion in Oconee. Visitation is from 4-7 p.m. on Monday at McCracken-Dean Funeral Home in Pana, with a rosary at 3:30 p.m., led by the Rev. Don Roberts. Online condolences may be expressed at www.mdfh.com.
Mr. Rakers was born Oct. 30, 1932, in Pana, the son of Henry and Elizabeth (Reiss) Rakers. He married Donna Temmen on July 21, 1962, in Oconee.
Survivors include his wife; and children, Coleen Rakers of St. Louis, Mo., Leo Rakers and his wife Tammy of Denver, Colo., Brian Rakers and his wife Karen of Snow Hill, N.C., Mollie and her husband Jeffrey Beyers of Pana, and Patra and her husband Craig Deere of Pana.

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Published in The Leader-Union from May 16 to May 25, 2016
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