Edward J. Reichensperger

Born: Wednesday, April 23, 1947
Passed: Thursday, March 29, 2018

4/2/2018 | 4:00 PM - 6:45 PM
North Main Chapel 

4/2/2018 | 7:00 PM -
North Main Chapel 


Edward Reichensperger, 70, of Rockford, passed away on Thursday, March 29, 2018 surrounded by his loving family. Born on April 23, 1947, in Rockford, the son of Joseph and Margaret (Gillan) Reichensperger. A graduate of Boylan Catholic High School and Northern Illinois University. A United States Army veteran who served in the Vietnam War and was very proud of serving his country. Ed worked as a CPA, retiring from Reichensperger & Associates. He was a past president of the Cherry Valley Rotary. Ed loved fishing in Wisconsin, was a Green Bay Packer fan, and enjoyed trips to Ho-Chunk and Gatlinburg. He also loved and enjoyed being with family and friends.
Survived by his wife, Sue; children, Brent (Jo) Reichensperger, Kelly (Eric) Hecksel, and Karin Reichensperger; grandchildren, Benjamin and Jack Reichensperger, and Jacob, Evan, Tyler and Lindsey Hecksel; siblings, Robert (Judith) Reichensperger, Ann Peterson, Steven (Fran) Reichensperger, and Linda (Craig) Anderson; brothers-in-law, Ron Balsam and Don (Cheryl) Balsam; and special friend of the family, Sharon O'Brien. Predeceased by his parents.
Memorial Services will be held at 7:00 p.m. on Monday, April 2, 2018 at Olson North Main Chapel, 2811 N. Main St., Rockford. Visitation will be from 4:00 p.m. to 6:45 p.m. prior to the service in the chapel. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to American Cancer Society, 250 William St., Atlanta, GA 30303.

Condolences & Shared Memories (12)

  1. Jerry Maurer

    Ed, You will be missed greatly by your family and friends. My condolences to all of them. Rest in peace Jerry

  2. John Nevins

    Dear Family, Ed was a childhood and high school friend. We lost track of each other after high school, but I had mutual friends and Ed's brother Steve who kept me apprised of how Ed was doing. I have many good memories of past times. Ed will be missed. My deepest sympathies to all for the loss our your dear family member and our friend. My thoughts and prayers are with all of us. May he rest in peace.

  3. Matthew Staman and Marin Quezada

    Deepest sympathies, Karin, on the loss of your father. Your TAP family is thinking of you.

  4. Diane Diventi Zabawa

    Steve, Fran & Family: Thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time. Your memories are God's gift to you; may they bring you peace.

  5. Shari Luce

    Thinking of your family and praying for comfort.

  6. Ed Creagan

    I was saddened to hear of Eddie's passing. He was a close and dear friend to my brother Larry. I'll always remember Eddie's kind disposition and his robust laughter. May he rest in peace.

  7. Amy Sitzer

    Praying for comfort and peace as you go through this difficult time.

  8. Sherrie Jawor

    I am so sorry for the loss of your dad Kelly. Cherish every special memory of time with him. Continued prayers being lifted up for you and your family as you travel this difficult road.

  9. Mr. & Mrs. Greg Norris Jr.

    Praying with you and for you and your family Mr. B.sorry for your loss God Bless Love and Hugs your Kipling Way Family

  10. Candy Samuelson Family

    I'm so sorry Brent and family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

  11. Rob and Cathy McDonald

    So sorry to hear the news on the passing of your father. Condolences from the McDonald family.....we are thinking of you.

  12. Joe and Kathy Young

    Our thoughts and prayers are with your family during this difficult time.