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Roger Boden, 81, Owatonna

Roger Boden, 81, Owatonna, obituary

Roger Allen Bogen of Owatonna died Sunday, June 26, 2022.

Roger was born March 20, 1941 in Fergus Falls to Oliver and Amanda Bogen. He was baptized in Gwinner, N.D. and confirmed at Trinity Lutheran Church in Henning, Minn.

After graduating from Henning High School in 1959, he entered the service and was honorably discharged in 1963.

Roger married Doreen Stueve on June 6, 1964 at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Henning. The couple moved to Pelican Rapids, then Moorhead, and then finally to Owatonna in 1972. Roger worked in sales for three different tool companies, selling machine tools and equipment for the manufacturing industry for over 45 years. He retired in 2008.

Roger enjoyed following the many sporting and school events of his grandchildren.

Roger is survived by his wife, Doreen, and three sons, their spouses and their children: Brian (Wendy) Bogen, Jordan, Jayce and Jenna of Owatonna; Gregory (Dawn) Bogen, Luke, Emma, and Jake of Alton, Iowa; and Patrick (Beth) Bogen, Taylor, Samantha and Kendra of Owatonna.

He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers Oliver, Jr. and Wesley, and sister Ardis Masdal.

Funeral service will be held on Thursday, June 30, 2022 at Redeemer Lutheran Church at 11 a.m. with Pastor Kirk Griebel officiating. Visitation will be at the church beginning at 9:30 a.m. and continuing until the time of service.

Memorials are preferred to Redeemer Lutheran Church, Owatonna Hospice or the donor’s choice. To leave a message of condolence, go to www.megercares.com.

 

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