Randolph “Randy” H. Pilgreen, 70, of Poplar, Grove, IL died peacefully, Tuesday, March 25, 2014 surrounded by his loving family after a lengthy illness. Randy was born April 25, 1943, in Wauwatosa, WI, son of Hollis R. and Naomi C. (Midtbo) Pilgreen. Randy graduated from high school in Appleton, WI. He served in the United States Army. After the army, he attended the University of Wisconsin Pharmacy School. Randy married Susan L. Neumaier on May 26, 1973 in Roxbury, WI. He worked as the chief of police for Argyle and Cottage Grove, WI, and as a charter pilot for various companies. He was a member of Poplar Grove United Methodist Church. In his spare time, he enjoyed flying, boating, fishing, waterskiing, bowling, hunting and golfing.
He is loved and will be missed by his wife, Susan; children, Kevin Pilgreen, Eric Pilgreen, Amanda Pilgreen; sisters, Delores Everson, Carolyn Worishofer; grandsons, Jay, Evan, Michael, Luke, Noah and Hunter. He is preceded in death by his parents; son, Jerod H. Pilgreen; sister, Thelma J. West; and mother and father-in-law, Aaron and Helen Neumaier.
Memorial Service will be held at 10:30 AM, Saturday, March 29, 2014 at Poplar Grove United Methodist Church with Rev. Paul Nolden officating, 105 E. Grove St, Poplar Grove, IL 61065. Memorial Visitation will be held from 4-8 PM, Friday, March 28, 2014 at Anderson Funeral and Cremation Services: Buck-Wheeler-Hyland Chapel, 218 W. Hurlbut Ave, Belvidere, IL 61008. Cremation rites have been accorded. Memorials may be given to the family in Randy’s name. To light a candle or share a memory, please visit www.Andersonfcs.com
Date: Friday, March 28, 2014
Time: 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Pending with Anderson Funeral and cremation Services: Buck-Wheeler-Hyland Chapel
Address:218 W. Hurlbut, Belvidere, IL, 61008