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Katherine Ann Rademacher

May 8, 1943 ~ September 20, 2019 (age 76)

Obituary

Katherine Ann Rademacher (nee Cafaro), age 76, passed away suddenly on Friday, September 20th, 2019. 

Katherine is survived by her beloved husband of 59 years, Roger Rademacher; son, Christopher “John” Rademacher; siblings, Billie Anderson of Appleton, WI, Frances Congdon of Chicago, IL, William Cafaro of Centuria, WI, Joann Marek of Slidell, LA. Loving aunt to many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.

Preceded in death by her parents, Frank and Georgia (nee Kerr) Cafaro; siblings, Virginia Marino and Michael Cafaro.

Katherine was originally from Chicago where she graduated from Lucy Flower High School and a lifelong resident of the Joliet area. She was always a dedicated wife and mother to Roger and Christopher. Katherine enjoyed traveling and was famous for her outstanding culinary skills. She will be dearly missed.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Katherine’s name to the COPD Foundation would be appreciated. 

A celebration of Katherine’s life will begin on Tuesday, September 24, 2019 with prayers in the funeral home chapel at 9:20 a.m. then driving in procession to the Cathedral of St. Raymond Nonnatus for a Mass of Christian Burial to be held at 10:00 a.m. Interment to follow at St. John Cemetery in Joliet. Visitation will be on Monday. September 23, 2019 at Tezak Funeral Home, 1211 Plainfield Road, Joliet from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

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Services

Visitation
Monday
September 23, 2019

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Tezak's Home to Celebrate Life
1211 Plainfield Road
Joliet, IL 60435

Chapel Prayers
Tuesday
September 24, 2019

9:20 AM
Tezak's Home to Celebrate Life
1211 Plainfield Road
Joliet, IL 60435

Mass of Christian Burial
Tuesday
September 24, 2019

10:00 AM
Cathedral of St. Raymond Nonnatus
604 N Raynor Avenue
Joliet, IL 60435

Internments
Tuesday
September 24, 2019

11:15 AM
St. John the Baptist Cemetery
Ruby Street
Joliet, IL 60435

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