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Joseph "Joe" C. Racine

July 25, 1933 ~ July 11, 2021 (age 87)

Obituary


Joseph C. "Joe" Racine, 87, of Waterloo, IL, died July 11, 2021, in Waterloo, IL. He was born July 25, 1933, in West Frankfort, IL.


He is survived by his wife Mary L. (nee Wittenborn) Racine; sons Glenn A. (Nancy) Racine, John Kyle (Janis) Racine, Sean Racine; grandchildren Lauren (Mike) Dixon, Emily (John) Audrain, Ashley (Cole) Ruiz; great grandchildren Kane Dixon, Camryn Ruiz, John Joseph Audrain, Lillianna Audrain; sisters-in-law; nieces; nephews; and cousins.

He is preceded in death by his son Timothy Joseph Racine; parents Joe & Esther (nee Strickland) Racine; step mother Mary Racine; sisters & brother Oneta Macieiski, Mary Marie Payne, and Harry Racine.


Joe was a member of SS Peter & Paul Church - Waterloo, Chester American Legion, retired US Air Force Major, Commemorative Air Force (CAF), and a retired Intercontinental Captain for American Airlines.


As an expression of sympathy the family prefers memorial contributions to: 
Family Hospice, IL Patriot Guard, FLAG, American Legion - Chester, IL, or Donor's Choice


Visitation:
5 PM to 8 PM Friday, July 23, 2021 at Quernheim Funeral Home
8 AM until 9:30 AM Saturday at Quernheim Funeral Home


Funeral Mass:
10 AM Saturday, July 24, 2021 at SS Peter & Paul Church in Waterloo, IL
Rev. Sebastian Ukoh, C.M. officiating
Interment at St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery in Chester, IL
 

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Services

Visitation
Friday
July 23, 2021

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Quernheim Funeral Home
800 S. Market Street
Waterloo, IL 62298

Visitation
Saturday
July 24, 2021

8:00 AM to 9:30 AM
Quernheim Funeral Home
800 S. Market Street
Waterloo, IL 62298

Funeral Mass
Saturday
July 24, 2021

10:00 AM
SS Peter and Paul Church
204 W. Mill Street
Waterloo, IL 62298

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