Kevin R. Pilgreen, 44, of Rockford, IL passed away early Friday morning, January 25, 2019 in OSF St. Anthony Medical Center after a heart attack. Kevin was a much-loved son, brother, fiancé, loving step-dad, uncle and friend. He was born December 8, 1974 in Madison, Wisconsin the son of Randolph H. and Susan L. (Neumaier) Pilgreen. Kevin graduated from OSF St. Anthony School of Nursing and spent his career as a traveling I.C.U. Nurse. He worked for various hospitals in Rockford, Chicago and Wisconsin. When he was not working, Kevin could be found Skiing, both snow and water; camping and canoeing; lifting weights; enjoying Mixed Martial Arts and on occasion you’d hear him singing Karaoke. People loved to be in his presences. Kevin was the best uncle to his nephews.
Kevin is loved and will be missed by his mother, Susan; fiancé Wendy Keen and her children, Taylor and Kilee; sister, Amanda and her son, Hunter; brother, Eric and his children, Jay, Evan, Michael, Luke and Noah.; as well as many extended family members. Kevin is preceded in death by his grandparents, father, Randy and brother, Jerod.
Memorial visitation will be held from 1:00 p.m. to 3:45 p.m., Saturday, February 2, 2019 in Poplar Grove United Methodist Church, 105 East Grove Street, Poplar Grove, IL 61065 with Memorial Service at 4:00 p.m. at the church. Rev. Doug Carroll will officiate. Memorials contributions in Kevin’s name can be given in care of the family. Arrangements by Anderson Funeral and Cremation services, 218 W. Hurlbut, Belvidere, IL 61008. To share a memory, please visit www.AndersonFCS.com