|Birth: ||Jan. 27, 1930|
|Death: ||Oct. 28, 1996|
PECATONICA - Roy E. Oliver, 66, of rural Pecatonica, died at 2:25 a.m. Monday, Oct. 28, 1996 in River Bluff Nursing Home, Rockford. Born Jan. 27, 1930 in Pecatonica, son of Earl and Ruth Arthurs Oliver. Married Elaine Sweeney on Nov. 9, 1979 in their home. President of Pierce Chemical Co., retiring in 1981. Graduated with a master's degree in chemistry from the University of Chicago. Served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. Member of Burritt Community Church. Served on the Illinois Growth Enterprises Board of Directors. Member and officer of the Blackhawk Orchid Society.
Survivors include; wife, Elaine; four sons, Sean, Andrew, Dylan and Arthurs Oliver; daughter, Erin Oliver; first wife, Lise Anita Kirkeby Oliver; two brothers, Ed (Sharon) Oliver and Don (Linda) Oliver; and aunt, Margaret Fahlbeck, all of Pecatonica. Predeceased by parents.
Memorial service at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 30, in Burritt Community Church, rural Winnebago, with the Rev. Kathye Aram, pastor, and the Rev. Kenneth Crandall, co-officiating. No visitation. Cremation rites accorded. In his memory, plant a tree, give a friend a flower, live your love, give someone a hug. A special thanks to everyone at River Bluff for their care and concern. Arrangements by Genandt Funeral Home, 602 S. Winnebago Road, Winnebago.
Rockford Register Star, Wednesday, October 30, 1996 p. 25.
Cremated, Location of ashes is unknown.
Created by: Connie Lou
Record added: Feb 15, 2013
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