CARLOCK — Thadd Michael Rassi, 3, Carlock, passed away at 12:50 p.m. Tuesday (Feb. 5, 2013) at Dell Children’s Hospital in Austin, Texas.

His funeral will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Congerville Apostolic Christian Faith Church, U.S. 150, Congerville, with ministers of the church officiating. Burial will be in Congerville-Goodfield Apostolic Christian Cemetery. Visitation will be from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Ruestman-Harris Funeral Home, El Paso, and one hour prior to the service Saturday at the church.

Thadd was born Jan. 31, 2010, in Peoria, son of Derek and Rebekah Stoller Rassi.

Surviving are his parents, Derek and Rebekah, Carlock; brothers and sisters, Bonnie, Emily, Beau and Natalie Rassi, all at home; maternal grandparents, Greg and Jill Stoller, Forrest; paternal grandparents, Dennis and Diane Rassi, Bastrop, Texas; maternal great-grandfather, David Enhle; maternal great-grandparents, Elmer and Rosetta Stoller; paternal great-grandmother, Lydia Rassi; aunts and uncles, Sheila (Brent) Ifft, Sara (Jeff) Moser, Michael (Jodi) Stoller, Ben (Val) Stoller, Heidi (Joel) Beard, Laura (David) Braker, Crystal (Evan) Braker, Anna Stoller, Philip Stoller, Darl (Janelle) Rassi, Denver (Sharon) Rassi and Destini Rassi; and 36 cousins.

Memorials may be directed to the family in care of Goodfield State Bank with excess proceeds given to the Apostolic Christian Timber Ridge in Morton.

Thadd brought smiles to many people and taught so many lessons to those who loved him. He will be missed greatly, but we’re thankful he can be forever safe in the arms of Jesus.

Online condolences can be made to the family at

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