Roger Roiger

Obituary of Roger G Roiger

Roger Roiger 71, of Cottonwood Arizona passed away peacefully, on March 6, 2019.  He was born to Richard and Alice Roiger on September 22, 1947 at St. James Minnesota where he attended school, until graduating in 1965.  Following graduation he joined the Navy serving on the U.S.S. Constellation and with the Construction Battalion “Seabees” in Antarctica.

In 1968 Roger married Glenys Nelson.  They shared 50 years, together and were blessed with 3 children. He retired in 2011 from his career as an “over the road” driver.

Roger & Glenys moved from St. James to Cottonwood, Arizona in 1995, where they enjoyed scenic drives, visits from family and friends, and even yard work.  In recent summers he arranged a week at the lake with his children and grandchildren.

He is survived by his wife Glenys Roiger, children; Bryan Roiger of Rockford, Illinois, Scott Roiger (Nicole) of St. James, Minnesota, Renae Bona (Glen) of Columbia Heights, Minnesota, grandchildren; Wyatt & Calissa Roiger, Alexis & Zachary Dickens, Amber & Nicole Bona, sisters; Phyllis Firchau, Janet Bloomquist, brothers; Raymond (Avis) Roiger, Richard (LuAnn) Roiger.

A time to remember Roger is planned for July 13th in Minnesota – details to follow.

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