Raymond A. Gass

May 25, 1941 ~ March 26, 2021 (age 79)


  Raymond A. Gass, 79, of Streator passed away Friday, March 26, 2021 at Heritage Health Therapy and Senior Care, Streator.

  Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11:30 A.M. Wednesday at St. Michael the Archangel Church, Streator.  Msgr. Philip Halfacre will officiate.

  Visitation will be from 9-11 A.M. Wednesday at the Solon-Telford Funeral Home, Streator.

  Burial will be in Sts. Peter and Paul Cemetery in Leonore.  Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.

  Born May 25, 1941 in Streator he was the son of Francis Raymond and Dolores (Fluech) Gass. 

  He is survived by sisters, Marie Rush of Aurora, Shirley Hornsby of Streator and Carol (Dennis) Rork of Streator; a brother, Steve Gass of Streator; many nieces and nephews also survive.

  He was preceded in death by his parents; and brothers, Bill, Tom and Don Gass. 

  He attended local grade schools and graduated from Streator High School.

  Ray worked for several different farmers in his younger years.  He later worked for Streator Canning Factory, Armstrong Lumber, Anthony Company and retired from Transco.

  He was a member of the former St. Anthony Church and currently belonged to St. Michael the Archangel Church.

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March 31, 2021

9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Solon-Telford Funeral Home
301 S. Park St.
Streator, Illinois 61364

Mass of Christian Burial
March 31, 2021

11:30 AM
St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church (Streator, Illinois)

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