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Roger McVay

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ROGER D. MCVAY, 70 ROCKFORD - Roger D. McVay, 70, of Rockford died at 3:35 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2011, in OSF Saint Anthony Medical Center. Born Dec. 17, 1941, in Rewey, Wis.; the son of Albert and Elsie (Shady) McVay. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps for three tours of duty in Vietnam, and received three Purple Hearts. Also recently received the Gallantry Cross for his service. He married Sandy S. Seidel on June 25, 1994, in Rockton. Member of Pelley Road Christian Fellowship, Vietnam Veteran's Association, and the U.S.M.C. Tankers Convention. Roger was an avid Green Bay Packers fan. Survived by wife, Sandy; five children; eight grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; brothers, Bob and David; and numerous nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his parents; two sisters; and three brothers. Service at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 28, in Olson Funeral & Cremation Services Ltd., Fred C. Olson Chapel, 1001 Second Ave., with the Rev. Jerry Hall officiating. Burial in Arlington Memorial Park. Visitation from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 27, in Fred C. Olson Chapel, and from 10 to 10:45 a.m. Wednesday. Memorials may be made to the Marine Corps War Memorial Foundation, P.O. Box 101, Winchester, VA 22604. To share a memory or condolence, visit
Published in Rockford Register Star from Dec. 25 to Dec. 26, 2011
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1001 2nd Avenue Rockford, IL 61104
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