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Leslie Gerald Rice

December 2, 1925 September 14, 2020
Leslie Gerald Rice
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Obituary for Leslie Gerald Rice
Leslie Gerald Rice, 94, of Rockford, died Monday, September 14, 2020, at his home with his daughter by his side. He was born December 2, 1925 in Rockford, the son of Frank and Arvilla (Booth) Rice. He was a veteran of the United States Navy serving from January 13, 1944 to December 11, 1945. Les married Vivian Louise Conklin. He worked 10 years for Wonder Bread in Rockford with a rural Winnebago County bread route and then worked 35 years as an electrical engineer for ComEd. Les was a member of IBEW, Blackhawk Athletic Club in Rockford and Fraternal Order of Eagles 392 in Rockford. He enjoyed traveling and loved the color red.

Les is survived by his daughters, Jeanine Rice of Rockford, Nancy (Tim Reininger) Rice of Rockford; sister, Carol (Gerhard) Mesdag; nephews, Mark Mesdag, Kurt Mesdag; niece, Deoneo Hardy; nephews, nieces and cousins.

Les is predeceased by his wife Vivian Rice.

A private graveside service will be held at Winnebago Cemetery near Winnebago. For an online obituary and tributes go to
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Winnebago Cemetery Final Resting Place

Westfield Rd.
Winnebago, IL 61088

Westfield Rd. Winnebago 61088 IL
United States

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