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Timothy Blaine Speck

1952 - 2021


Timothy Blaine Speck, age 68, passed away Wednesday, March 31, 2021. He was born in Grand Rapids, MI to the late Nelson and Eleanor (Chedister) Speck. In addition to his parents he is also preceded in death by his brother Aron Speck, father and mother-in-law John and Patricia Deederly. Tim’s passion was fishing in Michigan, Florida and Alaska. He was the go to guy that could fix anything and was always busy working on something. Tim had a great sense of humor and was a great brother and friend. He will be deeply missed by his wife and high school sweetheart of 48 years, Susan Speck (Deederly); children, Kevin (Brittany) Speck, Kyle (Breann) Speck; 4 grandchildren, Ellie and Oliver Speck and Coleman and Caden Speck; brother, Nelson (Jackie) Speck; sister-in-law, Pamela Ortega; brother-in-law, John (Kathy) Deederly; Chris (Keri) Kalish and their daughter Kennedy; several nieces and nephews. In keeping with his wish cremation has taken place. A celebration of life gathering will be held at a later date. Memorial donations may be made to Cancer Treatment Center of America, 2520 Elisha Ave, Zion, IL 60099. Online condolences may be left on his Tribute Wall at

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Star Raymond

April 13, 2021 11:23 AM

Sue, I am so sorry to hear this very sad news of Tim's passing, a great loss to your family.  You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.

Tony Rinna

April 11, 2021 6:34 PM

I worked with Tim at REI many years ago for a very brief time. Then once again for a year at advantage Mechanical 2007. Tim was very funny a hard worker and had a lot of knowledge. I will see you on the other side brother. I am glad you are home. My condolences to his family.

Howard and Jean Meeuwsen

April 9, 2021 9:36 PM

Sue and Family, so sorry to hear of Tims passing. He will be missed.

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April 8, 2021 11:28 AM

Our love and sympathies to you, Sue, Kevin, Kyle and family. He was a great person and will be missed. Lots of good memories.
Patty and Dave

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Bev Braun

April 4, 2021 11:33 AM

So sorry to hear of Tim’s passing. The world will truly miss him.
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