Calvin S. "Spoolhead" Lensing

October 29, 1957 - March 21, 2017
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Calvin S. “Spoolhead” Lensing, 59, of Cherry Valley, IL, passed away peacefully, Tuesday evening, March 21, 2017 after complications from a massive stroke. He was born on October 29, 1957 in Decorah, IA, son of Daniel and Dorothy (Kapler) Lensing. Calvin was a rear end specialist and worked in the fabrication shop to help manufacture parts at Lefthander Chassis in Roscoe, IL, where he was instrumental since its infancy in 1983. He loved fishing, racing, the Cubs and the 49ers. Calvin adored Harley Davidson Motorcycles and relaxing with a cold beer. Calvin was a man who made a friend and kept them. He was a Cherry Valley icon, known and loved by all.

Calvin is loved and missed by his children, April (Dexter) Holmes, and Buddy his dog; grandchildren, Blake, Emily, and Olivia “Ollie”; siblings, Wayne (Becky Collier) Lensing, Sherry (Tom) Hayes, and David (Sue) Lensing; and 7 nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Monday, March 27, 2017 at Highland Garden of Memories Chapel, 9800 IL Route 76, Belvidere, IL 61008. A visitation will be held from 10:00 a.m., until the time of service. Burial in Highland Garden of Memories. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the family. To light a candle or share a condolence, please visit www.AndersonFCS.com.

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Visitation Information

Date: Monday, March 27, 2017

Time: 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Highland Garden of Memories

Address:

9800 Highway 76, Belvidere, IL, 61008

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A visitation will be held from 10:00 a.m., until the time of service


Service Information

Date: Monday, March 27, 2017

Time: 11:00 am -

Highland Garden of Memories

Address:

9800 Highway 76, Belvidere, IL, 61008

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Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Monday, March 27, 2017 at Highland Garden of Memories Chapel, 9800 IL Route 76, Belvidere, IL 61008


Cemetery Information

Date: Monday, March 27, 2017

Highland Garden of Memories

Address:

9800 Highway 76, Belvidere, IL, 61008

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Burial in Highland Garden of Memories


Memorial Information

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the family


 

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Born: October 29, 1957
Died: March 21, 2017

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Connie Klimesh posted on3/23/17

Our deepest sympathies to Calvin's family. So glad we got to see him in February and chat for a bit. You're in our thoughts. Lester Timp and Connie Klimesh

 

Peter Elgas posted on3/23/17

Calvin was a great person and a even better friend going to miss you buddy.

 

Judy Abbott Franck posted on3/23/17

So very sad....we had so much fun in that 57 chevy canary yellow...growing up I crushed on you so bad....till we meet again..Judy

 

Tracey Christensen posted on3/24/17

So sorry to hear this news. He was a very funny guy, used to call him Crazy Calvin!! He will be missed. RIP CAL

 

Bob and Joan Tupy posted on3/24/17

So sorry for your loss. All the peanut shells thrown at our grandparents was always fun. Our prayers are with you.

 

Little Frank posted on3/25/17

Sorry for your lose from little Frank and family

 

Julie Brown posted on3/26/17

Prayers for the family, Calvin was a wonderful person, he will be missed by all who knew him.

 

George Sotern posted on3/26/17

Very nice man, we shared many good memories. You will be missed dearly my friend.

 

Beverly Tooley White posted on3/27/17

Lots of good memories with Calvin. He was a good man & friend. Always willing to help mom if she needed! He will be missed by all who know him!!

 

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