Community Foundation of the Fox River Valley
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Eldon R. & Evelyn E. Rackmyer Parochial Schools Endowment Fund

Established 2007

Eldon R. & Evelyn E. Rackmyer

Eldon R. & Evelyn E. Rackmyer

This fund provides grants to St. Rita of Cascia School in Aurora. Eldon Rackmyer (1912-1991) was a lifelong Aurora resident.

He was a graduate of East Aurora High School and worked as a conductor for the CB&Q Railroad.

Both his father and grandfather served as aldermen for the City of Aurora. Mr. Rackmyer was a member of St. Rita of Cascia Church.

Evelyn Rackmyer was born in Richmond, Illinois. At the age of three, her family moved to Aurora.

She attended Sacred Heart Grade School and Madonna High School.

After graduation from East Aurora High School, Mrs. Rackmyer worked as clerk-steno for the CB&Q Railroad.

She currently is a member of the staff of the Aurora Public Art Commission and has volunteered for numerous local organizations, including the Aurora Historical Society and Provena Mercy Medical Center.

Mrs. Rackmyer is a member of St. Rita of Cascia Church.

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