Moss Funeral Home - Trenton, IL

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Moss Funeral Home
535 N. 5th St.
Breese, IL 62230

105 South Main Street
Trenton, IL 62293


Henrietta E. "Jetty" Rakers



  Visitation: Sunday September 20, 4 to 8 PM
                    Monday September 21, 8 to 9:45 AM
                    Moss Funeral Home, Trenton

 Monday September 21, 2009 10:00 AM
                    St. Mary Church, Trenton


Henrietta E. “Jetty” Rakers 95 of Trenton died Friday September 18, 2009 at Country Side Manor in Aviston 

She was born November 6, 1913 in St. Rose to John B. and Catherine (Tebbe) Diekmann: they preceded her in death. 

She married Albin Rakers August 9, 1938 at St. Rose Church and he preceded her in death May 12, 1975. 

Also preceded in death a son Roger Rakers, grandsons Rodney Ritzheimer, Josh Rakers, granddaughters, Connie Ritzheimer, Tracy Ritzheimer, Brother John Diekmann, Sisters Johanna Diekmann, Anna Timmermann, Frieda Frohn, Margaret Rehkemper, Sophia Lyons, Elizabeth Vosholler, Leona Jung 

Surviving are sons Albin (Barbara) Rakers Jr. of Montgomery City, MO, Thomas (Sharon) Rakers of Trenton, Lester (Nancy) Rakers of Trenton 

Daughters Sis (Russell) Ritzheimer of Trenton, Arlene (James) Booker of Powhatan VA, Sharon (Ron) Gerstner of Trenton 

Daughter–in-law Gerry Rakers of Montgomery City, MO 

28 grandchildren and 34 great grandchildren and 2 great great grandchildren 

Jetty was a homemaker and retired from Highland Supply 

Member of St. Mary Church and Ladies Sodality in Trenton 

Funeral Mass of Christian burial will be Monday September 21 at 10 am at St. Mary Catholic church in Trenton with Fr. Gene Kreher officiating. Interment St. Mary Cemetery 

Visitation will be Sunday September 20 from 4 to 8 PM and Monday September 21 from 8 to 9:45 am at the Moss Funeral Home in Trenton 

Memorials can be made to Trenton Nutrition Center and will be received at the funeral home



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