Obituary of Roger Henry Mescher
Roger H. Mescher, 83, of Dyersville passed away Tuesday, November 14, 2023, at Hallmar Village in Marion, Iowa.
Visitation will be held from 8:30 – 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, November 21, 2023, at Kramer Funeral Home in Dyersville prior to funeral mass. Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 11:00 a.m. at St. Francis Xavier Basilica in Dyersville with burial in the church cemetery. Rev. Chris Podhajsky will officiate.
Roger was born August 24, 1940, in Dyersville the son of Bill and Germaine (Thier) Mescher. He married Marilyn Funke on November 30, 1968, in Dyersville, Iowa. Together with extended family, he co-owned BARD Concrete in Dyersville for many years until retiring in 2000. He was also committed to the betterment and growth of the Dyersville community, especially through his involvement with Dyersville Economic Development. Roger enjoyed spending time with his family and friends, playing cards, golfing and boating.
Survivors include his children: Carmen (Robert) Krantz of Dyersville, Molly (Chad) Newhouse of Cedar Rapids and Laura (Jason) Sellers of Broomfield, CO; nine grandchildren: Kara, Conner, and Leah Krantz, Emma, Sophie, and William Newhouse, Madeline, Claire, and Gabrielle Sellers; siblings: Mary Ellen Goedken of Muscatine, Myra Mescher of New York City and Donna (Dan) Meyer of Dyersville, Dale (Mary) Mescher of Cascade and Lee (Deb) Mescher of Goodyear, AZ; in-laws: Jean Funke of Dubuque, Elaine Funke of Dyersville.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, Marilyn in 2015, and in-laws: Duane Goedken, Leroy (Lois), Robert, Dennis, and David (Jan) Funke, Norma (Robert) Edleman, and Vila (Dale) Hofer.
Memorials are preferred to St. Francis Xavier Basilica or the Dyersville Community Foundation.
Kramer Funeral Home in Dyersville is assisting the family and information is available at www.kramerfuneral.com. Memorials may be sent to the family, (in care of Kramer Funeral Home) 750 12th Ave SW, Dyersville, IA 52040.
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