Duane R. Blegen, 70, went to be with the Lord on October 21, 2013. Born February 20, 1943, one of seven children to Orville and Hazel Blegen. He lived in Sycamore for many years.
He worked at Duplex, Anaconda, and Carquest. He married Vickey Maxwell on February 16, 2001.
Duane enjoyed building his own Hot Rod and drove it to many car shows.
He leaves behind Vickey; and children, Michelle (Scott) Spring, Tracy (Carl) Bartels, and Brian (Dana) Blegen; and grandson, Jordan Spring.
The family offers thanks to the staff at OSF Hospice for their wonderful care.
Cremation rites at Advantage Funeral Home. Memorials and condolences may be sent to Vickey Blegen at 331 Huron Road, Machesney Park, IL 61115.