|Birth: ||Nov. 29, 1941|
|Death: ||May 25, 2013|
EAST MOLINE — Robert Lee Rodgers, 71, East Moline, passed away Saturday, May 25, 2013, at Hope Creek, East Moline, after a 16-year battle with Parkinson's disease . At Robert's request, private services were held at Greenview Memorial Gardens, East Moline. In lieu of flowers and gifts, the family wishes that memorials be made to the Regional Parkinson's Center, Aurora Sinai Medical Center, 945 N. 12th Street Suite 4602, Milwaukee, WI 53233.
Robert was born Nov. 29, 1941, in Raleigh, Ill., a son of the late James W. and Geneva E Rodgers. He married Margaret Hafford on Dec. 20, 1961, in Eldorado, Ill. He had worked at the former East Moline State Hospital for 12 1/2 years before spending five years at John Deere Foundry and 25 years with John Deere Harvester, retiring in 2003.
Among survivors is his wife of 51 years, Margaret; son, Randall S. Rodgers, and granddaughter, Brianna. He was preceded in death by his parents and best four-legged friend, Rocky.
The family wishes to thank the Hope Creek staff for the loving care shown to Robert during his stay.
Greenview Memorial Gardens
Rock Island County
Created by: North Shore Gal
Record added: May 30, 2013
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