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“Wish I could have returned for services. Darrel always a great friend. Will always remember good times. ”
1 of 27 | Posted by: Gary Albers - Friend

“Our condolences to Darrel's family. I met him while working at Dixon CC and later saw him at garden tractor pulls. Our thoughts and prayers are...Read More »
2 of 27 | Posted by: Joe & Diane Stewart - Amboy, IL

“Darrel was always ready with a smile and a joke . He would make you feel better even when he was feeling bad . He will be missed immensely . ”
3 of 27 | Posted by: Bob Neubauer - Sterling, IL

“My sympathies for all of Darrel's family. We were good friends for over 30 years. Had some great "bar hopping" trips in Illinois, Iowa and Wisconsin....Read More »
4 of 27 | Posted by: Marti Wood - Morrison, IL

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5 of 27 | Posted by: Marti Wood - Morrison, IL

“Will miss our dear friend! ”
6 of 27 | Posted by: Kay - Gilbert, AZ - Classmate

“We mill miss you Darrel so much. You can't believe how much joy you put in everyone's heart at the vet Center. Hugs to you forever. ”
7 of 27 | Posted by: Cynthia and Greg Saylor - Barron, WI

“Great guy will miss his humor and smile ”
8 of 27 | Posted by: Glen & Kay Ruid - Rice Lake, WI

“I worked with Darrel. He always had such a great attitude . If he ever had a bad day I don't think anyone knew it . He's a great guy and will be...Read More »
9 of 27 | Posted by: Lori Aurand - Dixon, IL

“I worked with Darrel for years at Dixon CC when he had an office there. Darrel was a great coworker. Always pleasant to be around. ”
10 of 27 | Posted by: Sue Devers - Morrison, IL

“We were sorry to hear of Darrel's passing...may he rest in peace. Our sympathy and condolences go out to his family, especially Kalah. ”
11 of 27 | Posted by: Jerry & Judi Schaefer - Sterling, IL

“Darrel was always such a happy go lucky person and was a joy to be around. Miss you Darrel. RIP ”
12 of 27 | Posted by: Betty J. Fredrickson - Rice Lake, WI

“Rest in peace my friend !! ”
13 of 27 | Posted by: Jerry Gorzny - Hamel, IL - Friend

“Such a great guy. He will be greatly missed by the 'up north' crowd.He was so "witty" , "genuine", and kind. He always had a "story" with agreat...Read More »
14 of 27 | Posted by: Rick Miller - Rice Lake, WI

“Sad to hear of Darrel's passing. We have lost a gentle soul who could be friends with anyone. Will miss his attitude toward life. There are not...Read More »
15 of 27 | Posted by: Mark Downey - Grand Detour, IL

“The world is definitely a little more grayer today with the passing of Darrel. He was always such a warm, funny guy. We will always remember the...Read More »
16 of 27 | Posted by: Howard & Lea - Rockford, IL

“Your going to be missed by many people in Rice Lake. Will always remember out 4-wheel drives, and watching the Cubs together. ”
17 of 27 | Posted by: leonard clausen - rice lake, WI

“I'm so sorry to hear of Darrells passing. My sympathy to your family. God Bless ”
18 of 27 | Posted by: Cindy brandt

“Darrel is an awesome friend to have I will miss talking with him. He shared many farming, pulling, and military stories over the years. Some of the...Read More »
19 of 27 | Posted by: Dave Louis - Chetek, WI - Friend

“I have so many fond memories of Darrel from high school. From playing cards, bucking snow drifts, playing tag with cars, to riding bikes. Darrel...Read More »
20 of 27 | Posted by: Bill Matthews - NORMAL, IL

“One of the few from high school that would talk to me ”
21 of 27 | Posted by: Brenda Cheeseman Vazquez - IL

“The world has lost a great Veteran and a wonderful man. Will miss his jokes out at the farm when he helped Joel in the fall with the harvest. So glad...Read More »
22 of 27 | Posted by: Stanley Stover - weslaco, TX

“My thoughts and prayers go out to the family. Peace be with you Darrel. ”
23 of 27 | Posted by: John Britt - Morrison, IL

“Prayers and hugs to all of the families fir their loss.. Truly.. A man that always had a smile .. Hugs to all ”
24 of 27 | Posted by: Kym and Roger - Milledgeville, IL

“My deepest sympathy! May you be wrapped in love and take comfort in the lives he touched! He lives on through the memories! ”
25 of 27 | Posted by: Amber Wood - Orion, IL - Friend

“Thoughts and prayers for the family. ”
26 of 27 | Posted by: Gretchen Geirnaeirt - IL - friend

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you ”
27 of 27 | Posted by: Resthave Home

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Darrel C. Spencer, age 64 of Milledgeville, died Wednesday, December 16, 2015 at Resthave Nursing Home in Morrison.

Darrel was born on August 14, 1951 in Sterling; the son of Frank "Gail" and Edna (Byvick) Spencer. He is a United States Marine Veteran. Darrel was employed by the Illinois Department of Employment Security for 30 years, retiring in 2006. He was a member of the Rice Lake American Legion, AM VETS, Disabled American Veterans and the Moose Club. Darrel enjoyed four wheeling, playing cards and was an avid Chicago Cubs fan.

Survivors include his mother, Edna Spencer of Rock Falls; two sons, Andy (Tonya) Spencer of Walnut and Nick (Amy) Spencer of Des Moines; two sisters, Linda (Tim) Voss of Morrison and Kalah (Dave) Knutti of Chadwick and five grandchildren, Drew, Sarah, Beau, Alex and Lila.

He was preceded in death by his father.

Visitation will be Sunday, December 20, 2015 from 1:00-3:00 P.M. at the McDonald Funeral Home in Milledgeville, 520 Holcomb Ave. Funeral service will be Monday, December 21, 2015 at 10:00 A.M. at Dutchtown Church of the Brethren in Milledgeville. Burial with full Military Honors to follow at South Elkhorn Cemetery in Milledgeville.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Dutchtown Church of the Brethren.