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Marion E. "Jerry" Prachar
(10-22-1926 - 08-04-2018)

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Marion E. “Jerry” Prachar, 91, of Algonquin passed away on Saturday, August 4, 2018 at Journey Care Hospice in Barrington. He was born on October 22, 1926 in Riverside, IL the son of Jerry & Josephine Janes Prachar. Jerry Attended the UW of Madison, WI he served during WWII in the Navy Air Corp. Jerry owned and operated the Fox River Cleaners in Algonquin for 35 years, and was past President of the International Fabricare Institute. He served as President of both the Algonquin Business Association and the Algonquin Lions Club. He was a former Village of Algonquin Trustee. He is survived by his loving wife of 66 years Mary P. Ginnell Prachar, daughters: Jane (Douglas) Broederdorf, Susan (Thomas) Anstett.; Grandchildren: Brett (Lesley), Brittany (Rick), Blake (Veronica), John (Kelly) T.J. (MacKenzie); and 8 great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, a son Joseph in Infancy and a son Thomas; sister Libby Barrett. Visitation will be held on Monday, August 6, 2018 from 4-7 PM in the Wait Ross Allanson Funeral & Cremation Services Chapel, 201 S. Main St., Algonquin. Burial will be private in the Algonquin Cemetery. 847-658-4232 or www.lairdfamilyfuneralservices.com. 

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