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Rita S. Faris Blackert
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Birth: Nov. 8, 1942
Pike County
Illinois, USA
Death: Oct. 13, 2000
Henry County
Illinois, USA

SHEFFIELD, IL - Rita S. Blackert, 57, of rural Sheffield died at 6:35 p.m. Friday, Oct. 13, 2000, at Hammond-Henry Hospital in Geneseo.

Born Nov. 8, 1942, in Pike County to Earl and Helen Tedrow Faris, she married Gerald "Jerry" Blackert on Sept. 4, 1965, in Kewanee. He survives.

Also surviving are one daughter, Brenda Blackert at home; one son, Shawn Blackert of Carbon Cliff; one brother, Ray (and Janis) Faris of Broomfield, Colo.; three nieces; and three nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents and one sister.

She graduated from beauty school in Peoria and worked as a beautician in Kewanee, last working April 12.

She was a member of Fairview United Methodist Church in rural Annawan.

She was a member of the Henry County Cancer Support Group in Geneseo.

Burial will be in Evergreen Memory Gardens in rural Kewanee.

Journal Star (Peoria, IL) - Sunday, October 15, 2000
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  Shawn Duane Blackert (1971 - 2011)*
*Calculated relationship
Evergreen Memorial Gardens
Henry County
Illinois, USA
Created by: Jeanette
Record added: Aug 12, 2011
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Rita S. <i>Faris</i> Blackert
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