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Date of Passing: Nov 15, 2020

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After a long illness, we are sad to announce the passing of Roger on November 15, 2020, at the age of 89. He married the love of his life Ruby, in 1957, and they enjoyed 63 wonderful, busy years together!
He is survived by his wife and their four children: Brent, Wayne (Janet and their children, Stephen, Candice (Josh Tuzyk) and Kevin (Cailey); Andrea (Jake Wiebe and their children, Tanis, Eric, Adam, Abby (Jaron Friesen) and Erika (Justin Geisheimer); Mark (Monica) and their son Tyler; along with four great-grandchildren: Elyse Friesen, Leila Friesen, Gabriel Friesen, Silas Roger Friesen. He is also survived by brothers, Roland (Lois) in Weyburn and David (Fran) in Toronto. He is predeceased by his parents, Robert and Martha Olson; and older brother Ken.
Roger worked for almost 30 years at United Grain Growers, putting together the Grainews newspaper for farmers. He also faithfully served at Central Church of Christ for almost 55 years in Winnipeg. He will be missed by all those whose lives have been touched by such a warm, loving and gracious Godly man.
Due to Covid-19 restrictions, there will be a funeral service livestreamed on the Thomson "In the Park" Funeral Home Facebook page on Tuesday, November 24, 2020, at 2:00 p.m., you may follow this link to view it

We will all miss him greatly.
God bless him.

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As published in Winnipeg Free Press on Nov 21, 2020

Thomson In the Park Funeral Home and Cemetery

Thomson In the Park Funeral Home and Cemetery

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