Richard E. "Rick" Kloster, Jr. 50, Rockford, Illinois died Saturday April 4, 2009 at home. \r\r\n\r\r\n Born September 3, 1958 in Freeport, Illinois the son of Mr. and Mrs. Richard E and Judy (Shenberger) Kloster, Sr. He was employed as a manager by Concord Custom Cleaners in Rockford. He was a judge at the Chilly Shootout in Rockford for years, involved with the Young at Heart Festival where he managed the VIP tent. Graduated from Durand Community High School, Class of 1976. \r\r\n\r\r\n Survivors include: mother Judy Kloster; sister Lisa Teasdale; nephew Nicholas, niece Samantha all of Durand, Illinois; numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and many special friends. He was preceded in death by his father. \r\r\n\r\r\n Gathering of friends will be held on Friday, April 10, 2009 from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm at McCorkle Funeral Home 101 Main St Durand, Illinois. Cremation Rites have been accorded. In lieu of flowers a memorial will be established.