Roger Petersen

Obituary of Roger Petersen

Roger Antony Petersen was born to Michele and Roger Petersen at LaChapelle-St Mesmin in Paris, France on January 30, 1963. Roger was a devoted father to Megan Petersen and David Petersen. He was a loving grandfather to Julian Petersen and loyal big brother to Moya Henderson (deceased) (Mike Henderson), Joen Petersen (Mary Ellen) and Rifki Petersen. He was previously married to Shannon Connelly (deceased) and was son-in-law to Ed and Peg Connelly, as well as brother-in-law to Eddie Connelly and Kathleen Huss (Brian Huss). He was uncle to many including Shanti, Jimmy, Chris, Rockie, Kendra, Jessica, Holly, Ella, Johnny and great uncle to Derek and Adeline. Roger will be dearly missed by his longtime friend and girlfriend, Kelli Reed. To know Roger was to love Roger. He was friends to many and loyal to everyone in his life. Often described by family and friends as a great man, you knew Roger always had your back and would be there for you no matter what. He was a constant for his kids and grandson, and was always willing to help a friend in need. Roger was the epidemy of hard work and spent over 20 years at CCC Parts. In his free time, Roger enjoyed going to concerts, traveling, hanging with friends at Jake†™s Roadhouse and of course, riding his beloved motorcycle. Roger, 59, lost his battle to cancer on April 11, 2022. Roger did not wish to have a formal service. He will have a private family gathering to celebrate his life. In lieu of flowers, his family has set up an education fund for his grandson Julian. Always the generous soul, Roger prepaid a final round for his friends at his favorite bar†" so they all can toast Roger one last time.
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