Richard J. Rogers age 82 of Crete, Illinois passed away on September 11, 2013. Preceded in death by a loving wife Rita (nee Palon) 2006. Survived by his beloved brother Donald Rogers and sister in law Evelyn Palon. Richard served proudly in the U.S. Army. Please omit flowers.Visitation Friday, September 13 from 2PM 8PM at the Crete Funeral Home, 1182 Main Street, Crete, Illinois. Funeral at 10AM on Saturday at St. Liborius Catholic Church, 35th and Halsted Blvd., Steger, Illinois. Interment: Resurrection Catholic Cemetery, Justice, Illinois. Information (708) 672-7600.