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John T. Raestas

July 4, 1947 May 23, 2018
John T. Raestas
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Obituary for John T. Raestas

John T. Raestas, age 70, Vietnam War U.S. Marine Corps veteran, a resident of Naperville, IL since 1985, formerly of St. Paul, MN, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at Edward Hospital in Naperville. He was born July 4, 1947 in Fürth, Germany.

Beloved husband of Mary Raestas (nee Mlynarczyk), whom he married July 3, 1976, loving father of Erik (Karen) Raestas of Grayslake, IL and Dr. Aaron (Vuth Phichiensoonthon) Raestas, adored grandfather of Jonathan A. Raestas, devoted son of the late John and Leontine (nee Zalans) Raestas, dear brother of Marija (Richard) Netz of Blaine, MN, brother-in-law of Jerome Mlynarczyk of St. Paul, MN and Carol Klemstein of Angels Camp, CA, fond cousin, uncle, great-uncle and friend of many.

Visitation Wednesday, May 30, 2018, 4:00-8:00 PM at Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 44 S. Mill St., Naperville, IL.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Thursday, May 31, 11:00 AM at SS. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, 36 N. Ellsworth St., Naperville, IL 60540, (630) 355-1081.

Interment: SS. Peter & Paul Cemetery, Naperville, IL.

In lieu of flowers, donations in John’s memory may be made to: Little Sisters of the Poor, 2325 N. Lakewood Ave., Chicago, IL 60614, (773) 935-9600.

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4:00 PM 5/30/2018 4:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 5/30/2018 8:00:00 PM
Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home

44 S. Mill St.
Naperville, IL 60540

Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home
44 S. Mill St. Naperville 60540 IL
United States





11:00 AM 5/31/2018 11:00:00 AM
SS. Peter & Paul Catholic Church

36 N. Ellsworth Street
Naperville, Illinois 60540

SS. Peter & Paul Catholic Church
36 N. Ellsworth Street Naperville 60540 Illinois
United States

Cemetery Details


SS. Peter & Paul Cemetery Final Resting Place

701 North Ave
Naperville, Illinois 60540

701 North Ave Naperville 60540 Illinois
United States

Memorial Contribution

Little Sisters of the Poor

2325 N. Lakewood Ave.
Chicago, IL 60614

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