Roland W. Racette, 71, of Lake in The Hills, died suddenly Thursday at Centegra Hospital, Woodstock. A memorial visitation will be held from 1 to 4 pm Sunday with a Service of Remembrance at 4 pm, all at DeFiore-Jorgensen Funeral & Cremation Service, Huntley.
Racette was born May 21, 1941, in Chicago, the son of Roland and Caroline (Matuga) Racette. He married Barbara Wolf on April 16, 1965. Following her death, he married Susan W. Gage on June 13, 1998, in Elgin. Racette is survived by his wife of Lake In The Hills; his daughters, Christine (Tony) Johnson of Prairie Grove and Cindy (Brad) Johnson of Algonquin; his step-daughter, Whitney (Eric) Nims of Burtons Bridge, and his grandchildren, Stephanie, Connor and Austin. He is also survived by his sister, Caroline Garceau of Worth. He was preceded in death by his parents and first wife.
Memorials may be made to Roland Racette Memorial Fund.