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Jared Edward Rizzo

Jared Edward Rizzo, 23 of Streator passed away Thursday (February 1st) from injuries received at work on an oil rig in Williston, N. Dakota.

A celebration of his life will be held Saturday from 2 – 5 PM with a balloon release at 3 PM and funeral services at 5 PM at the Winterrowd Funeral Home.  Cremation rites will follow services.

Jared was born on January 7, 1995 in Streator.

He is survived by his parents Sandy and Larry Rizzo of Streator, biological father Jeremy Hjerpe of Phoenix, AZ, sisters Alyssa Rizzo of Streator and Antonia Rizzo-Presthus of Spring Valley, brother Kayden Englert of Ottawa, paternal grandmother Sherry (Mike) Steen-Martin of Ottawa, paternal great-grandmother Jerri DeRango of Streator, paternal grandparents Frank “Chip” and Peggy Rizzo of Streator and God father to Sophia Long and Scarlette Gee and several aunts, uncles and cousins also survive.

Jared is preceded in death by his maternal grandparents Robert Powers and Lila Powers, paternal grandfather Edward Hjerpe, paternal great-grandmother Midge Mahasfey, maternal uncle Roberto Kennedy.

He graduated from Streator High School in 2013 and attended IVCC in November of 2013.  He was employed by Wisco Inc.

Memorials may be made to his sister Alyssa.

Even with his life cut short Jared lived everyday to the fullest.

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Deepest Sympathies from the Leah & Gary Rudolph and Joe & Aislinn Rizzo families

Expression of Sympathy Feb 9 2018 12:00 AM

My thoughts and prayers are with you all at this very difficult time.....Jared will always be remembered for his smile.
Sadie Kirk

Sadie Kirk Feb 7 2018 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Jared Rizzo

Misty moats Feb 7 2018 12:00 AM

I'm sorry my phone miss spelled words you are in are prayers and we love you a lot and sorry for your loss please keep strong God bless you all from the moats family

Misty moats Feb 7 2018 12:00 AM

My deepest sincere sympathy to Jared's family. I am sorry for your loss.

Ron J Dittmer Feb 6 2018 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Jared Rizzo

Ron J Dittmer Feb 6 2018 12:00 AM

A DISH GARDEN WITH FRESH FLOWERS was ordered on February 6, 2018

Expression of Sympathy Feb 6 2018 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Jared Rizzo

Matthew Peterson Feb 6 2018 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Jared Rizzo

Becki Turner Feb 6 2018 12:00 AM

You have my prayers and thoughts. So sorry for your loss, Sandy and Larry. From Larry's cousin, Jeanne.

Jeanne Nagel Feb 6 2018 12:00 AM

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