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A service to celebrate her life will be held at a later date. Memorial contributions in Rachel’s memory may be given to 4 Paws for Ability (https://www.4pawsforability.org/).
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THOMAS, Rachel Marie
Formerly of Dwight, IL
Age 29, went to her heavenly home on January 31, 2022. Rachel was born on November 14, 1992, in Fort Bragg, North Carolina. She was a graduate of Pontiac Township High School and attended Heartland Community College in Illinois, Cornerstone University in Michigan, and the University of Illinois. Rachel was a kind and generous person with an incredible wit and sense of humor. She loved intellectual conversations and debates. Rachel was never selfish with her time and devoted many hours volunteering for Salt & Light Ministry, local animal shelters and was an advocate and spokesperson for those with disabilities. She loved to crochet, write poetry, fly trick kites, raising hedgehogs and cooking. Rachel is survived by her loving mother, Christine Marie (Lasser) Thomas; brothers, Richard Stephen Thomas and Timothy Frank Thomas; grandfather, Frank A. Lasser; many loving aunts, uncles and cousins; numerous loyal friends and her service dog and faithful companion, Scout. Rachel was preceded in death by her grandmother, Carolyn B. Lasser. A service to celebrate her life will be held at a later date. Memorial contributions in Rachel’s memory may be given to 4 Paws for Ability (https://www.4pawsforability.org/).