Rachel Faye McFarland

July 20, 1982 ~ August 10, 2019 (age 37)

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Rachel Faye McFarland, age 37, of Mattoon, Illinois, formerly of Farina, Illinois passed away tragically Saturday, August 10, 2019 at 12:48 a.m. at her residence in Mattoon, Illinois.

Funeral service will be at 12:00 p.m. Saturday, August 17, 2019 at the Friedens United Church of Christ in Farina, Illinois with visitation from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. prior to the service.  Zach Garrett will be officiating.  Burial will be at Farina Cemetery in Farina, Illinois.  In lieu of flowers, memorials may go to the Colton McFarland trust fund or the donor’s choice.  Online condolences may be expressed at

 Rachel was born on July 20, 1982 at Salem Township Hospital in Salem, Illinois, to Greg and Teresa (Halterman) Sigrist. Rachel worked many years managing the McDonalds in Mattoon, Illinois.  She enjoyed spending time with family, friends, swimming, trying new recipes and new hairstyles.  Rachel had a sweet personality and always had a smile on her face that would light up a room.  She was a dedicated mother, first and foremost, to her son Colton.  She loved watching him play sports, taking him on vacations, to the movies, and swimming.  Her son meant the world to her and she cherished the wonderful times that she spent with him.

Rachel is survived by her beloved son, Colton McFarland of Mattoon, Illinois; father, Greg Sigrist (wife Tammy)  of Farina, Illinois; mother, Teresa Boyles (fiancé Lloyd Holder) of Nashville, Illinois; three brothers, Lucas Sigrist (wife Kellie) of Salem, Illinois, Clint Sigrist (wife Lindsey) of Vandalia, Illinois, and Dylan Halterman of Pinkneyville, Illinois; two sisters, Andrea Halterman of Nashville, Illinois, and Alannah Sigrist of Belleville, Illinois; very special grandparents, Carolyn Sigrist of Farina, Illinois and Charles Halterman (wife Donna) of Farina, Illinois; many nieces, nephews and close friends. 

She was preceded in death by her very special grandfather, Dallas Sigrist.

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August 17, 2019

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Friedens United Church of Christ (Farina, Illinois)

Funeral Service
August 17, 2019

12:00 PM
Friedens United Church of Christ (Farina, Illinois)

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