George R. Rogers, 72, of Crystal Lake, Worked for United Airlines, Loved to Travel

Visitation was held Sunday, Nov. 4, and will continue from 9:30 a.m. to the 10:30 a.m. funeral service on Monday, Nov. 5, at Querhammer and Flagg Funeral Home in Crystal Lake.


George R. Rogers, 72, of Crystal Lake passed away Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012, at his home.

He was born October 26, 1940, in Dearborn, Mich., to Clarence and Ethel (Stephens) Rogers. On Aug. 12, 1967, he married Barbara Beutell in Dearborn.

He served in the Air National Guard for several years.

He worked for United Airlines for 39 years before his retirement in 1999. In his retirement he enjoyed traveling with his wife in their RV, including being "snowbirds" in Florida.

He was a Mustang enthusiast, enjoying both car shows and cruise nights. He was also well known within his family and in the Crystal Lake area for his baking, but especially his cookies. 

He is survived by his wife, Barbara; his children, Geoffrey (Jessica) Rogers and Kathleen (Robert) Krystal; and his grandchildren, Alexander Rogers, Matthew, Mackenzie, Molly, and Morgan Krystal.

He was preceded in death by his parents and his sister, Julia Ruth Toles.

The visitation will be from 2 to 6 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 4, at Querhammer & Flagg Funeral Home, 500 W. Terra Cotta Ave., Crystal Lake.

Visitation will continue from 9:30 a.m. to the 10:30 a.m. funeral service on Monday, Nov. 5, at the funeral home. 

Interment will be in Ridgefield Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Les Turner ALS Foundation, 5550 W. Touhy Ave., Suite 302, Skokie, IL 60077.

For information call the funeral home at 815-459-1760. Online condolences may be made at www.querhammerandflagg.com.



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