MACHESNEY PARK – Duane R. Blegen, 70, of Machesney Park, Ill., went to be with the Lord on Oct. 21, 2013, at OSF St. Anthony Medical Center, Rockford.
Born Feb. 20, 1943, one of seven children to Orville and Hazel Blegen, he lived in Sycamore for many years.
He worked at Duplex, Anaconda and Carquest. He married Vickey Maxwell on Feb. 16, 2001. He enjoyed building his own hot rod and took it to many car shows.
He leaves behind Vickey; and children, Michelle (Scott) Spring, Tracy (Carl) Bartels and Brian (Dana) Blegen; and grandson, Jordan Spring.
The family offers thanks to the staff at OSF St. Anthony Hospital for their wonderful care.
Cremation rites at Advantage Funeral And Cremation Services, Rockford.
Memorials and condolences can be sent to Vickey Blegen at 331 Huron Road, Machesney Park, IL 61115.