Rodger A. Spielman

December 12, 1942 - December 26, 2014
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Rockford, IL

Rodger A. Spielman, 72, of Rockford, IL died peacefully, Friday morning, December 26, 2014 in OSF St. Anthony Medical Center after a short illness.  Rodger was born December 12, 1942 in Rockford, IL the son of Dale E. Spielman and Jeanne (Bryant) Lowdan.  Rodger had an entrepreneurial spirit; among his business activities he managed Octopus Car Wash on East State and owned and operated Excalibur Car Wash on Kishwaukee.  Rodger enjoyed walking on the bike path and was an avid photographer. He also enjoyed restoring old photographs with his computer.

Rodger is loved and will be missed by his children, Scott Spielman of Rockford and Tina (Michael) Calacci of Barrington, IL; grandchildren, Taylor, Alex, Luke and Adam; sisters, Barbara Joesten of Rockford, Vicki (George) Askvig of Machesney Park, IL; step-sister, Diane (Duane) Junke of Loves Park; step-brother, Jim (Mary) Hall of Rockford; numerous nieces and nephews and the mother of his children,

Ginny Jackson of Rockford.  Rodger is preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Richard and Gary; step-mother, Henrietta Spielman and Step-father, Edmund Lowdan.

A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, December 31, 2014 at Anderson Funeral and Cremation Services at Buck-Wheeler-Hyland Chapel, 218 W. Hurlbut Ave., Belvidere, IL.  Cremation rites have been accorded.  Memorials can be given in care of his family.  To light a candle or to share a memory, please visit www.AndersonFCS.com

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Date: Wednesday, December 31, 2014

Time: 11:00 am -

Pending with Anderson Funeral and cremation Services: Buck-Wheeler-Hyland Chapel

Address:

218 W. Hurlbut, Belvidere, IL, 61008

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A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, December 31, 2014 at Anderson Funeral and Cremation Services at Buck-Wheeler-Hyland Chapel, 218 W. Hurlbut Ave., Belvidere, IL.


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Born: December 12, 1942
Died: December 26, 2014

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Johnnie M Powell posted on 12/27/14

Dear Vicki, George and family, I am so sorry to learn of this. Please know how much everyone is love and that all of y'all are in our hearts, thoughts and prayers. Rodger will always be with y'all. Much love forever, Long time friends of the Askvig Family, John Weberpal and Marie Powell

 

Johnnie M Powell posted on 12/27/14

All our love... John and Marie

 

Terry Kenny posted on 12/29/14

My deepest condolences to the the family Scot and Ginny and Tina I'm sorry for your loss. And all the rest of the family.

 

Donna Joslin posted on 12/29/14

I am so sorry for the loss of my 2nd cousin....I never got to know him...he was in IL and I am in CA. But I feel I know him through his sisters Barbara and Vicki...Rest in peace Rodg.....no more pain and suffering for you...

 

Mark Nagus posted on 1/7/15

I came across this obituary and saw the name. I had not seen it fir many years, but have fond memories of my childhood neighbors the Spielman's. Im very sorry for your loss Scott and Tina. Its been many years and I hope you are doing well. Please accept my condolences and say hello to your mom for me.

 

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