Linda Ratajczak

Linda J. Ratajczak, 68, of Peru passed away at 5:42 p.m. Jan. 9, 2016, in Flanagan Rehabilitation and Health Care Center, Flanagan.

A funeral Mass will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday in St. Valentine Church, Peru. Monsignor Brian Rejsek will officiate. Burial will follow at St. Joseph’s Cemetery, Spring Valley.

Visitation will be from 9 a.m. until services Saturday in the church. Burgess Funeral Home, La Salle, is handling the arrangements.

She was born Sept. 30, 1947, in Peru to Frederick and Bertha (Marks) Preiser.

She was a seamstress for many years. She worked at CA Jensen in La Salle, Gordon’s and Bergner’s in Peru as a sales associate.

She was a member of St. Mary’s Church in Peru, Catholic Daughters of the Americas, St. Joseph’s Altar and Rosary and Peru Catholic Mothers Club, and was a Red Cross volunteer and Peru library volunteer.

She is survived by one daughter, Jacquelyn Pienta of McNabb; one son, Jeff Ratajczak of Oglesby; three grandchildren; one great-granddaughter; and one brother, Mark (Tam) Preiser of Peru.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Online condolences may be expressed at

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