Gary E. Rasch

Gary E. Rasch, age 59 of Pocahontas, IL, died Thursday, February 8, 2024, at Breese Nursing Home in Breese, IL.

He was born on Monday, October 19, 1964, in Saint Louis, MO.

Gary was born in St. Louis, MO, grew up in Highland, and graduated from Highland High School.  The family moved to Pocahontas, IL; after his father’s death.  His uncle David took care of him.  Since 2009 he has been in the care of his other uncle, Dan and Malvina Giller in Jamestown.  He has been in the nursing home for the last 10 years.  He loved listening to the music group KISS and playing on his Play Station 2.  He also like to collect Indian artifacts from trips to the Cahokia Mounds State Park.

Survivors include:

Uncle – Daniel L. (Malvina) Giller, Pocahontas, IL

Step Mother – Antoniette Rasch (nee Holzinger), Holiday Shores, IL

Sister – Shelly Acevedo, Holiday Shores, IL.

He was preceded in death by:

Father – Gary A. Rasch – Died 7/29/1991

Uncle – David W. Rasch – Died 5/22/2009

Brother – Scott Rasch – Died 1992.

Arrangements are being handled by Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home in Highland, IL.

Visitation will be held from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Monday, February 12, 2024, at Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home in Highland, IL.

Funeral Service will be at 7:30 PM on Monday, February 12, 2024, at Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home in Highland, IL.

Interment will be at Hug Cemetery in Millersburg, IL.

Memorial contributions may be made to the family.

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