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“Dear family of Mr. Spaniol, although I never had the pleasure to meet him, I deeply appreciated his efforts on behalf of the Embarras River...Read More »
1 of 15 | Posted by: Kim Cox - El Cajon, CA

“I worked for son, Bill, back in the 90s at Nims. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. ”
2 of 15 | Posted by: Patti Crow Scott - Decatur, IL

“Rollie helped me at EIU guide my career in computer work and we were in many DPMA meetings together. He made a difference in my life. I appreciate...Read More »
3 of 15 | Posted by: Gary Groff - Mattoon, IL

“Jack, Lee and Family,Sorry to hear about Rollie. Your dad will be truly missed. Your family is in our thoughts and prayers. ”
4 of 15 | Posted by: Hank and Deb Pauls - Lerna, IL

“Lois and family, we are so sorry for your loss. Rollie brought Mark to EIU in 1969, and we always thought so highly of him. We know you have many...Read More »
5 of 15 | Posted by: Carol & Mark Bomball - Charleston, IL

“Jane, Jeff and family: I am so sorry to read of your father's passing. He contributed to the community in so many ways. He will be missed. You have...Read More »
6 of 15 | Posted by: John Barger - Toledo, IL

“Lois, Jack, and the rest of the Spaniol Family,We hope your memories of Rollie will comfort you during this very difficult time. We will keep him and...Read More »
7 of 15 | Posted by: Mary Lynn Whalen - Charleston, IL

“I'm so very sorry for your loss. I know you will treasure your memories but it will be difficult not having him there. Blessing and prayers for your...Read More »
8 of 15 | Posted by: Monica Johnson - Austin, TX

“Jack and family'sorry to learn of your loss. My prayers go out to you and your family.Otis ”
9 of 15 | Posted by: Otis Allen - Bloomington, IL

“Mike - Sorry to hear about your Dad. He had a good, long life. ”
10 of 15 | Posted by: Jennifer Fasold - Lake Oswego, OR

“So sorry for your loss always enjoyed Rollie at the reunions ”
11 of 15 | Posted by: Jeff & Judy Wahls - Chenoa, IL

“Jack and family,Stephany and I are sorry for your loss. The apostle Paul said in 2nd Corinthians,"To be absent from the body is to be present with...Read More »
12 of 15 | Posted by: A friend

“Jack and family, Nick and I are thinking of you all. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during time of sorrow. ”
13 of 15 | Posted by: Nick and Vicki Martinez - IL

“Sorry for the loss of your loved one he will now Rest In Peace ”
14 of 15 | Posted by: Charlene Heaver - Naples fl, FL

“Jack Spaniel and Family, You have my deepest sympathies for your loss of your Father! ”
15 of 15 | Posted by: Marsha Cantrell - Bloomington, IL

Rollie was born on June 17, 1931 and passed away on Wednesday, February 7, 2018.

Rollie was a resident of Illinois at the time of passing.

Rollie graduated in 1949 from Cornell High School, and went on to receive his bachelor's degree from Illinois State University and his Ph.D. from the University of Iowa.

A memorial service honoring and celebrating his life will be scheduled at a later date.

Thoughtful donations in his honor may be made to the Coles County SWCD Foundation Scholarship.