Roger Suedekum

Thursday, March 15, 2012
Roger Suedekum

Roger H. Suedekum, 68, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, March 14, 2012, at his home.

He was born March 30, 1943, in Cape Girardeau to Herbert and Elaine Niemeier Suedekum. He and Linda Rigsby were married May 15, 1971, at Dexter, Mo.

Roger was a graduate of Central High School, and received a bachelor of science degree in business from Southeast Missouri State University.

He was a loan officer at First Federal Savings and Loan, Capital Bank, Regions Bank, and retired from First Community Bank. He was an avid St. Louis Cardinals fan and coached several Babe Ruth All Star teams with his brother, Jerry. He was a member of St. Andrew Lutheran Church.

Roger was a totally devoted husband, father and grandfather.

Survivors include his wife, Linda Suedekum of Cape Girardeau; two daughters, Jamie (James) Harris and Kelly (Tyson) Suhre of Cape Girardeau; a brother, Jerry (Linda) Suedekum of Cape Girardeau; a sister, Janice (George) Wilhoit of Springfield, Mo.; two grandchildren, Addison Taylor Suhre and Noah James Harris.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a grandchild, Chase Rolin Suhre.

Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Andrew Lutheran Church, with the Rev. Paul Short officiating. Burial will be in Cape County Memorial Park.

Memorial contributions may be given to St. Andrew Lutheran Church in Cape Girardeau.

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