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Roger W. Dahlgren Obituary


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“My condolences go out to the family. He was a woonderful man and I truly enjoyed fishing with him at Manapine every year. ”
1 of 12 | Posted by: Brenda Messex - Crete, IL

“So long to my best high school fishing buddy. My world is a poorer place knowing that Roger is no longer on this earth wetting a line at a favorite...Read More »
2 of 12 | Posted by: Len Krueger - Boulder, CO

“Jen... And family, I am sorry to hear of ur loss. YOU AND UR FAMILY ARE IN MY THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS.. GOD BLESS U ALL. . ”
3 of 12 | Posted by: Stephanie Singleton - South Bend, IN

“our prayers are with you ”
4 of 12 | Posted by: Duane Wilson - Fort Wayne, IN

“Roger was a very special guy. He was very strong willed, had an opinion about everything, a Man's Man. but he was also very caring, devoted to his...Read More »
5 of 12 | Posted by: Linda Dienes - MI

“Now another has become an angel, I am sooo deeply sorry for the loss of Papa Roger he was a wonderful Man, and now he is most definetly in a better...Read More »
6 of 12 | Posted by: Christina Roth - Mishawaka, IN

“I am so sorry for your loss. If you need anything, please let us know. ”
7 of 12 | Posted by: Melissa Music - Cheserton, IN

“We are praying for you and your family. We are so sorry for your loss. God Bless you guys if you need anything let us know. ”
8 of 12 | Posted by: Brittney Delarosa - mesa, AZ

“My deepest condolences on your loss. Roger was quite an individual and I will never forget how patient he was when he had to clean out the garbage...Read More »
9 of 12 | Posted by: Donna (Payne) Myers - South Bend, IN

“We are so sorry for your loss. You are all in our thoughts and prayers. ”
10 of 12 | Posted by: Laura & Kelly Waite - Mishawaka, IN

“So sorry for your loss. ”
11 of 12 | Posted by: Trisha Carrico - Lakeville, IN

“Adam, we are deeply sorry for the loss of your father. Your family is in our prayers. ”
12 of 12 | Posted by: Jeff Jenkins - GA


Roger Dahlgren, 63, of Cassopolis, died Friday, April 8, 2011. He was born January 21, 1948 in Berwyn, Illinois to Arthur and Ovall (Cusac) Dahlgren. He was preceded in death by his father; two brothers, Arthur "Dale" Dahlgren, and John Dahlgren; and one grandson, Louis Roth, Jr. He was a 1966 graduate of John Adams High School in South Bend, Indiana. Roger was a veteran of the US Army and served in Viet Nam. He is survived by two daughters, Jennifer (Louis) Roth of Columbia, South Carolina and Emily (fiancé, Brian Abell) Dahlgren of Annapolis, Maryland; two sons Adam (Teresa) Dahlgren of Cassopolis and Andrew Dahlgren, currently serving in the US Air Force in Iraq; mother, Ovall Dahlgren of Mishawaka, Indiana; two sisters, Jane Zuroff of Mishawaka, Indiana and Barbara (John) Geddes of Indianapolis, Indiana; one brother, James (Gina) Dahlgren of Niles; nine grandchildren; 24 nieces and nephews and 23 great nieces and nephews. Family and friends will gather on Thursday, April 14, 2011, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Cassopolis United Methodist Church, 209 South Rowland Street, Cassopolis. Memorial services will be on Friday, April 15, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. at the church with military honors provided by the US Army, Efton James American Legion Post #206, Cassopolis, and William E. Lozier VFW Post #10704, Cassopolis. The Reverend James A. Richie will officiate. Memorials may be made to the family, c/o Wagner Family Funerals, 202 North Broadway Street, Cassopolis, Michigan 49031