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Sharon "Shari" Reiker

January 19, 1948 — July 2, 2019

Sharon "Shari" Reiker

Sharon “Shari” L. Reiker, 71, of Streator passed away at 7:50 PM Tuesday (July 2, 2019) at O.S.F. St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria.

A memorial visitation will be held from 10 AM until Noon on Monday at the Hagi & Baker Funeral Home.

Memorial services will be held at Noon at the funeral home.  Rev. Jeffrey Small will officiate.  Cremation rites have been accorded.

She was born on January 19, 1948 in Chicago to Alexander & Caroline (Barbas) Mecko.  She married James “Jim” Reiker on September 9, 1984.  He survives.

She is also survived by brothers:  Donald and Patrick Mecko; a sister Teresa (Warren) Dyer and numerous nieces, nephews and great nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; siblings:  Arlene Pirhofer, Alexander Mecko, Robert Mecko and Margaret Danhoff.

She graduated from Steinmetz High School in Chicago.  She had worked for M&M Mars Candy in Chicago.

Her and her husband moved to Streator 12 years ago.  She was a member of St. Michael the Archangel Church.

Sharon loved horses, dogs and cats.  She always put everyone else first and everyone she ever met was a friend.

Memorials may be directed to the LaSalle County Humane Society.

Her online video may be seen and condolences and remembrances left for the family at

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