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Julius "Charlie" "Jule" Rachkus

February 15, 1931 - June 16, 2017

Julius “Charlie” “Jule” Rachkus, 86, of Springfield, died at 1:52 pm, Friday, June 16, 2017, at his home. He was born on February 15, 1931, to Theodore and Agatha (Lamsargis) Rachkus. He married Ellen Cummings on August 22, 1959, and she survives.

He is also survived by his two daughters: Regina (Jeff) Jackman of Springfield and Laurie Ann (Kevin) Uttich of Oviedo, FL; five grandchildren: Jake, Katrina, John, Zack, and Cody.
He was preceded in death by his parents and brother, John Rachkus.

Jule was employed for 10 years with the IL Department of Mental Health and prior to that as a CPA. He owned an accounting business in Jacksonville, IL. He also worked at McDonnell Douglas and NASA in St. Louis. He was a veteran of the US Air Force serving in Korea.

Visitation: 5-7 pm, Thursday, June 22, 2017 at Staab Funeral Home Springfield. Prayers and rosary will be held at 5 pm.

Funeral Mass: 10 am, Friday, June 23, 2017 at Sacred Heart Church with Reverend Kevin Mann officiating. Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery.

Visitation Information

Date: Thursday, June 22, 2017

Time: 05:00 pm - 07:00 pm

Staab Funeral Home - Springfield


1109 South Fifth Street
Springfield, Illinois 62703

217-528-6461 Map

Prayers and rosary will be held at 5:00 PM

Service Information

Date: Friday, June 23, 2017

Time: 10:00 am

Cemetery Information

Date: Friday, June 23, 2017

Memorial Information

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital or charity of donor’s choice.

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