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Raymond J. Pertell Jr.

Published: Thursday, May 2, 2013 1:15 a.m. CST

LaSALLE – Raymond J. Pertell Jr., 77, of LaSalle, passed away Monday, April 29, 2013, at Heritage Manor in Peru. He taught at Jay Stream Junior High School in Carol Stream.

Raymond was born Nov. 8, 1935, in Chicago, the son of Alma J. (Kadic) and Raymond J. Pertell Sr. He served in the Army from 1958 to 1960 as an aviation technician. He married Angelina Rojas on Nov. 2, 2007, in Ottawa. He was a member of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church in Sublette.

Survivors include his wife; one son, Rick (Janelle) Pertell, and one daughter, Amy Pertell, both of Sublette; and seven grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; one son, Raymond “RJ”; and one brother, Michael. 

Memorial visitation will be from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday at Burgess Funeral Home in LaSalle. Burial with full military honors will be at 1 p.m. Monday at Assumption Cemetery in Wheaton.

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