Fern E. Rodgers

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Funeral Home: Crete Funeral Home 1182 Main Street Crete IL (Map-it)


Service Date: 0000-00-00

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Cemetery: Trinity Lutheran Cemetery Route 1 (Main Street), Crete, Illinois (Map-it)

Info: 708-672-7600

Web: https://www.cretefuneralhome.com/ (Go)

Fern E. Rodgers (nee Koelling) age 92 of Beecher passed away on October 6, 2020.  She was born and raised in Crete, the middle of three siblings. Lived in Des Plaines for a most of her life before becoming a resident of Beecher Manor Nursing and Rehab since 2017.   Preceded in death by her parents Arthur and Lydia (nee Rincker) Koelling and her loving husband Earl.  Loving sister to Ronald (Charlotte) Koelling and the late Carolyn Rushton.  Beloved aunt to many nieces and nephews.

She loved traveling, going to the opera and spending time with family and friends.  In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Halfway Home Animal Rescue, 15790 South La Grange Road, Orland Park, IL 60462 or http://www.hwhanimalrescue.com/ and click Donate.

Due to the current circumstances and restrictions caused by Covid-19, we ask that you please follow the states guidelines of wearing masks/face coverings and social distancing.  On behalf of the family and the funeral home staff, we would like to thank you for your cooperation.

Visitation Wednesday, October 14th from 11:30AM until the time of service at 1:30PM at the Crete Funeral Home, 1182 Main Street, Crete, Illinois.  Interment: Trinity Lutheran Cemetery, Crete, IL. Info:  (708) 672-7600. 




  1. Katie Rodgers on October 10, 2020 at 1:31 pm
    Aunt Fern was always a very kind loving lady. I remember in the 70’s when Earl, Fern and thier dog Angel were traveling by camper and they visited us in Wisconsin. It was very exciting to have them camping in our driveway.

  2. Jaret Bunce on December 18, 2020 at 2:43 am

    Fern Rodgers was the sweetest lady i ever met!! Fern used to be a long time member of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Des Plaines!!! She knew my grandparents very well, they were Marge and Bob Bunce!! my late grandparents and I havent seen Fern in years since she left the church!! I just found out about her passing and i wanna give my deepest sympathies/condolences to the Rodgers family in their time of sorrows!!

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