William 'Roger' Replogle


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Posted Online: Nov. 13, 2012, 4:40 pm
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William J. "Roger" Replogle, 69, Milan, died on Monday, Nov. 12, 2012, at his home surrounded by his loving family, after a long and courageous battle with leukemia.
Memorial services are at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Van Hoe Funeral Home, East Moline. Visitation is from 3:30 p.m. until service time. Memorials may be made to St. Jude's Children's Hospital.
Roger was born on Dec. 1, 1942, in Centerville, Iowa. He worked at the former International Harvester, East Moline, and later for Mississippi Valley Airline, Moline. He married Judy Spencer on June 19, 1966, in East Moline.
He was passionate about his music and enjoyed playing his guitar and singing. Roger enjoyed working in his yard, and found his greatest enjoyment while spending time with his family. He held a special place in his heart for his four-legged companion, Bunkie.
Survivors include his wife of 46 years, Judy; son (and fiancee) Michael "Todd" (Misty) Replogle; and three sisters.
Roger was preceded in death by his grandparents.
Online condolences may be left for the family at www.vanhoe.com.












 



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