ARNOLDS V. LIEPINS, 88 ROCKFORD - Arnolds V. Liepins, 88, was welcomed into eternal life on Friday, June 21, 2013. Born August 11, 1924, in Latvia, to Eduards and Natalija Liepins. He married Dzidra Kamolins in Germany. She predeceased him in 2003. Arnolds worked as a machinist for over 35 years at Rockford Drop Forge. He enjoyed hunting and fishing with his father and sons. Arnolds loved to tinker, he could fix or repair most everything. He was very mechanically inclined. He was a member of Chicago Lutheran Zion Church. Arnolds loved and cared for his family. Survivors include son, Guntis (Sue) Liepins; grandchildren, Kathryn, Dr. Melissa, Erica, and Mitchell Liepins; great-grandson, Karl Jagen; daughter-in-law, Mary Liepins. Predeceased by wife, Dzidra; son, Aldis; parents; and siblings. Service at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, June 25, at Honquest Family Funeral Home with Crematory, Rockford Chapel, 4311 N. Mulford Rd. Visitation at 10 a.m. until time of service. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the
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Published in Rockford Register Star from June 23 to June 24, 2013