Rog was a graduate of Central High School. He went on to become a successful business owner, operating Needels Janitor Supply. Roger was an avid Vikings fan who loved to travel the world. He ventured to China on a tour, and visited many other countries with Carole, but he cherished his time spent with family at the cabin the most. He is preceded in death by his parents, Everett, and Ferne; and brother, Kenny. Roger is survived by his loving wife of 54 years, Carole; daughters, Lisa, and Lori (Jason) Purdy; granddaughters, Morgan, and Callie; sister-in-law, Kathy Frauenholtz; and cat, Tamu; as well as many loving friends. A memorial service will be held 2:00 PM Friday, July 9th 2021, with visitation one our prior, all at Immanuel Lutheran Church, 104 Snelling Ave. S, St. Paul. Masks are required at the Church. Interment at Elmhurst Cemetery at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorials preferred to Immanuel Lutheran Church, The Alton Memory Care, or Our Lady of Peace Hospice.