Services are 10 a.m. Friday, Aug. 29, in the Celebration of Life Chapel at Trimble Funeral Home, Coal Valley, with the Rev. Jim DeBisschop officiating. Burial is at Coal Valley Cemetery. Visitation is 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
The former Mary Louise Rakestraw was born Feb. 1, 1929, in Canton, Ill., to Bert and Ada Fillingham Rakestraw. She graduated from Annawan High School and married Richard Leonard Frutiger on Sept. 10, 1949, in Moline.
She was head accountant for overseas sales for John Deere Insurance, retiring in 1984. She was a member of St. Maria Goretti Catholic Church, Coal Valley, and was an artist and a tennis player and was good at both.
Mary is survived by her husband of 65 years, Richard; three children, Richard Frutiger, Moline, Vicki Bellson, Ashland City, Tenn., and Michael "Tony" Frutiger and his wife, Lynnette, Orion; a daughter-in-law, Jeanine Paine, Venice Beach, Calif.; 14 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; a son, Bruce Paine; and a brother, Robert Rakestraw.
Mary's family invites friends to share stories and condolences and light a free candle in her memory at TrimbleFuneralHomes.com.
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