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Aubert Lemrise

August 9, 1927 June 22, 2020
Aubert Lemrise
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Obituary for Aubert Lemrise

Aubert J. “Lem” Lemrise, 92, of Peru, passed away Monday, June 22, 2020 at his home surrounded by his loving family.

A prayer service will be 11:30 a.m. Saturday, June 27, 2020 at the Mueller Funeral Home, Peru followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 12 noon at St. Joseph’s Church, Peru with Rev. J.A. Small officiating. Burial will be in St. Joseph’s Cemetery, Webster Park with full military rites conducted by the Peru Veterans Memorial Group. Visitation will be from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home.

Mr. Lemrise was born on August 9, 1927 in Chicago to Albert and Blanche (Hubert) Lemrise. Aubert served in the Army following World War II and worked in maintenance for many years, retiring from LaSalle County Highway Department. He married Cecile Besner on April 27, 1948 in Coteau du Lac Provence of Quebec, Canada. He was a member of St. Joseph’s Church, Peru serving as a Eucharistic Minister and choir member, Illinois Citizens for Life and volunteered at the homeless shelter.

He is survived by his four daughters, Michele (Patrick) Brown of Bellingham, WA, Celine Kossart of Oglesby, Alma Spina of Peru and Bernadette Cunningham of Peru; four sons, Claude Lemrise of Oglesby, Benedict (Mary) Lemrise of Lowell, Albert (Mary) Lemrise of Peru and Marc (Renee) Lemrise of Tonica; 22 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; one brother, Paul (Dolores) Lemrise of Schaumburg and the family’s special friends, Maria and Denny Hampton and Corrine Lemrise.

He was preceded in death by his wife; one grandson, Mitchell Lemrise; two sons-in-law, Roy Cunningham and Paul Kossart; his parents and 11 siblings.

Pallbearers will be Claude Lemrise, Ben Lemrise, Marc Lemrise, Adam Lemrise, Dennis Hampton and Dave Fryxell.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to Illinois Citizens for Life.

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Visitation

Saturday

27

Jun

9:30 AM 6/27/2020 9:30:00 AM - 11:30 AM 6/27/2020 11:30:00 AM
Mueller Funeral Home, Peru

909 Pike Street
Peru, IL 61354

Mueller Funeral Home, Peru
909 Pike Street Peru 61354 IL
United States

Prayer Service

Saturday

27

Jun

11:30 AM 6/27/2020 11:30:00 AM
Mueller Funeral Home, Peru

909 Pike Street
Peru, IL 61354

Mueller Funeral Home, Peru
909 Pike Street Peru 61354 IL
United States

Mass

Saturday

27

Jun

12:00 PM 6/27/2020 12:00:00 PM
St. Joseph's Church

1925 Fifth St.
Peru, IL 61354

St. Joseph's Church
1925 Fifth St. Peru 61354 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

St. Joseph's Cemetery Final Resting Place

104 Oak Street
Spring Valley, IL 61362

104 Oak Street Spring Valley 61362 IL
United States
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