Aloysius E. “Al” Rascher, age 94, of Breese, passed away Saturday, January 24, at Countryside Manor in Aviston. A funeral Mass of Christian burial for 94 year-old Aloysius E. “Al” Rascher will be Wednesday, January 28, at 11:00 a.m., in St. Dominic Catholic Church in Breese. Burial will be in St. Dominic/St. Augustine Cemetery also in Breese. Friends may call Tuesday, from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m., and Wednesday, from 9:00 – 10:30 a.m. at the Moss Funeral Home in Breese. Memorials are suggested to Mater Dei High School or All Saints Academy. The Breese Knights of Columbus will recite the Rosary at 7:00 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Mr. Rascher was born December 28, 1920 in Salisbury, MO to Joseph and Theresa (Spannon) Rascher; they preceded him in death.
He married Marcella Korte on November 26, 1953 at St. Augustine Catholic Church in Breese; she preceded him in death on November 3, 2008.
In addition to his parents and wife, he was also preceded in death by sisters, Sr. Mary Fulgence Rascher, CPPS, Sr. Bertille Rascher, CPPS, and Celestine Emmerich; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, Bertille Rascher, Harold Emmerich, Leo and Adelle Korte, Eugene and Edna Korte, and Alvin Korte.
Surviving are his children Rev. Joseph Rascher of Trenton and Mary (special friend Diane Holden) Rascher of Rantoul; and a brother Leo Rascher of New Jersey.
Al retired from assembly at General Motors and was a member of St. Dominic Catholic Church and Men’s Sodality, Breese Knights of Columbus Council 2869, and the Breese Senior Citizens.
Moss Funeral Home
535 North 5th
Breese, IL 62230