|3/6/2013 11:30:00 AM|
Pio 'Pap' Biagini
Pio A. “Pap” Biagini, 91, formerly of Cedar Point, died March 4, 2013, in St. Margaret’s Hospital, Spring Valley. He had been a resident of the Illinois Veterans Home at La Salle.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday in Prey-Mueller Funeral Home, Oglesby, with the Rev. Marc Strand of-ficiating. Burial will be at St. Vincent’s Cemetery, La Salle, with full military rites conducted by La Salle-Oglesby Veterans Memorial Group.
Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until the time of services Thursday in the funeral home.
Mr. Biagini was born Aug. 14, 1921, in Cedar Point to Joseph and Genoefa (Farneti) Biagini. He married Lillian Neuhalfen on July 3, 1954, in Seatonville.
He was a staff sergeant in the U.S. Army during World War II, serving as a heavy mortar crewman. He received the Purple Heart for injuries sustained in France.
He retired from Lone Star (Marquette) Cement. He was a member of Oglesby American Legion, was a volunteer firefighter in Cedar Point and was active in Cedar Point Civil Defense.
Survivors are one sister, Alberta Bornac of Cedar Point; and nieces and nephews, including Darlene (Al) Piecha of Oglesby.
He was preceded in death by his wife on May 21, 2000; three sisters, Alma, Theresa and Irma; and one brother, Emil.
Memorials may be directed to Cedar Point Fire Department.
The online guestbook may be viewed and remembrances shared a www.mueller
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