MINONK- Raymond F. Persic Jr., 69, of Minonk, died at 4:12 AM on Tuesday March 03, 2015, at his residence in Minonk.
He was born on October 21, 1945 in Harvey, IL , a son of the late Raymond F. Sr. and Helene Szepietowski Persic. He married Sherri Hill in Minonk on June 04, 1977 and she survives.
Also Surviving are 3 sons, Keith Persic, Minonk, Kurt (Kori) Persic, Washburn, Kevin (Tamara) Persic, Minonk; 11 grandchildren; 3 sisters, Maryann Carlson, Naperville, Nancy (Terry) Hausler, Normal, Susan (Charles) Spudville, Hammond, IN; and several nieces and nephews.
Ray served in the United States Marine Corps.
He was employed by Fieldcrest School District as a bus driver. He retired as a welder from Interlake in 2004. He also served as a police officer in Minonk for 13 years .He enjoyed gardening and he especially loved the time he spent with his family. He was a member of The Knights of Columbus, and the American Legion Post 142.
Ray was also a member of St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Minonk where a mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 11 AM on Friday March, 06, 2015. Franciscan Friars will officiate. Visitation will be on Thursday March 5, from 4-7 PM at Rustman-Harris Funeral Home in Minonk where a Rosary will be recited at 3:45 PM. Interment will be in St. Patrick's Catholic Cemetery, Minonk where Military Honors will be presented..
Memorials may be designated to OSF Hospice.
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Ruestman-Harris - Minonk
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Minonk, IL 61760
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St. Patrick Church
420 E. 6th Street
Minonk, IL 61760
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