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Amazing guy cared about everyone and always seemed to know what to say

Posted by: Jean Bohall - stuart - Family Friend   Sep 07, 2020

I am so sorry

Posted by: Gary Kern - Elkhart, IA - Friend   Sep 05, 2020

He would always talk to me at church he was a kind and gentle soul

Posted by: Peggy and brad cross - west desmoines, IA - Friend   Sep 05, 2020

One of my favorite memories was how surprised my friends were when I could simply walk up to the Pepsi guyin high school and get a free pop. It was even better when they realized the guy in Elkhart with the soda machine was my very nice uncle. You were always considerate and had a contagious smile. Rest In Peace with Uncle Randy and grandpa Jack.

Posted by: Brad Cory - Arlington Heights, IL - Family   Sep 05, 2020


God looked around his garden and found an empty place
He then looked down upon the Earth and saw your tired face
He put his arms around you and lifted you to rest
God's garden must be beautiful he always takes the best
He knew that you were suffering he knew that you would never get well on earth again
He saw the road was getting rough and the hills were hard to climb
So He closed your weary eyelids and whispered "Peace

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Posted by: Linda Workman - Newton, IA   Sep 04, 2020

So sorry for your loss Roger was such a wonderful person. Always loved speaking with him.

Posted by: Jolene Spratt-Praska - Cambridge, IA - Friend   Sep 04, 2020

Rest In Peace, my friend.

Posted by: Keith Hedlund - Slater, IA - Classmate   Sep 04, 2020

Rodger was a darn good man everybody at the Ankeny Wal-Mart liked him
His smile and soft replies got me through some bad days
I will miss you my friend until the day comes when we will meet again and talk about those motorcycle riding days again
Mark a path for we ride another day!!!!!

Posted by: John Wright - Ankeny, IA - Coworker   Sep 04, 2020

James 2:8 ways "You shall love your neighbor as yourself" That was Roger and he was an example of that in his life.

Posted by: Lanny Wilkening - Ames - Family   Sep 03, 2020

So sorry for this tragic loss.

Posted by: Deb (Campbell) Cook - North Myrtle Beach, SC   Sep 03, 2020