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Theodore “Tajic” Komarec, 67, of Roscoe, IL, died at 6:06 p.m. Monday, January 30, 2017 in Rockford at OSF Hospital.
Born June 4, 1949 I Germany, the son of Jan and Sophia (Wozniak) Komarec. He lived most of his life in the Rockford, Roscoe area; he came from Germany when he was 18 months old. He attended East High School. He married the former Pamela Medlar in Salem Lutheran Church in Rockford, on May 11, 1986. He was a machinist in manufacturing, He was a Veteran, and served in the US Army from 1968-1971. He was a member of the Walter Graham American Legion Post #332. Ted was a loving son, brother, father, grandfather, as well as a great friend. He was an avid fisherman, motorcycle rider, and gardener. He loved shooting his guns, completing his crosswords, and his lottery tickets. He lived his life the way he wanted to, up until the end. Even though he was tough on the outside, he was a big teddy bear. He fought a very long battle, but had succumbed to his illness with his family and loved ones by his side.
Survivors include wife of 30 years, sons John and Michael Komarec, sisters Helen (Steve) Bursey, and Susie (Steve) Johnson, grandchildren Ariel and Daniel Komarec; Kory and Jaquela Barnett, mother Sophia Komarec, and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his father.
Funeral Ceremonies will be held at 10:00 a.m., Monday, February 6, 2017 at McCorkle Funeral Home- Rockton Chapel, 767 N Blackhawk Blvd, Rockton, IL, with Pastor Bill Dahlberg of Salem Lutheran in Rockford, IL officiating. Visitation will be held from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Sunday, February 5, 2017, at McCorkle Funeral Home- Rockton Chapel
Memorials have been established to the family, in Lieu of flowers.


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Sunday

5

Feb

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
McCorkle Funeral Home - Rockton Chapel

767 N. Blackhawk Blvd.
Rockton, IL 61072

Funeral Ceremony

Monday

6

Feb

10:00 AM
McCorkle Funeral Home - Rockton Chapel

767 N. Blackhawk Blvd.
Rockton, IL 61072

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