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MARTHA LOUISE RACICH

Jan 15, 1922 - Mar 9, 2019

Martha Louise Racich, age 97, formerly of Skokie, passed with peace and grace on March 9, 2019, at Glen St. Andrew Living Community in Niles. Martha was born in 1922, in DeKalb, IL. She was the sixth of thirteen children born to Michael and Anna Racic and was raised on a farm in Sycamore, IL. Her parents, five brothers…read more

Martha Louise Racich, age 97, formerly of Skokie, passed with peace and grace on March 9, 2019, at Glen St. Andrew Living Community in Niles. Martha was born in 1922, in DeKalb, IL. She was the sixth of thirteen children born to Michael and Anna Racic and was raised on a farm in Sycamore, IL. Her parents, five brothers and four sisters preceded her in death. Survivors include one sister, Diane Peters, of Burr Ridge; two brothers, Bro. Stan Racich, O.M.I., of Vancouver, B.C., and James Racich, of Chicago; as well as many nieces and nephews. Martha was a Home Economics Teacher working in the Chicago Public Schools. Martha enjoyed gardening and cooking but her greatest passion was volunteering for many Catholic charities including St Mary’s of the Lake Parish and Mercy Home for Boys and Girls. She will always be remembered as a generous, humble person who gave her heart, soul and time to the needy. The family would like to thank the Monkowski family for their friendship and love to Martha over the years, especially during her last days. Visitation, Wednesday, March 13, 2019, from 9:30 a.m. until time of Funeral Mass, 10:30 a.m., at St. Peter Catholic Church, 8116 Niles Center Road, Skokie, IL 60077, with Rev. Henry Kricek officiating. Interment will be at Mt. Carmel Sycamore Cemetery in Sycamore, IL, Wednesday afternoon. Memorial contributions may be made to Society of St. Vincent de Paul at St. Mary of the Lake, Uptown Chicago; Mercy Home for Boys and Girls, Chicago; or St. Peter Catholic Church, Skokie. Funeral info:  847.673.6111.

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Service Information

Visitation Information

Date: Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Time: 9:30 am End Time: 10:30 am

St. Peter Catholic Church

Address:

8100 Niles Center Rd.
Skokie, IL 60077

847-673-1492 | Map

Visitation


Service Information

Date: Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Time: 10:30 am

St. Peter Catholic Church

Address:

8100 Niles Center Rd.
Skokie, IL 60077

847-673-1492 | Map

Funeral Mass


Cemetery Information

Date: Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Mt. Carmel Cemetery - Sycamore

Address:

1100 W. State St.
Sycamore, IL 60178

815.895.3275 | Map

Interment


Memorial Information

Society of St. Vincent de Paul Chicago

12731 South Wood Street
Blue Island, IL 60406


Mercy Home for Boys and Girls

1140 W. Jackson Blvd.

Chicago, IL, 60607


St. Peter Catholic Parish

8116 Niles Center Rd.

Skokie, IL 60077


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