Bond, Roger L. Age 85, of Plymouth, passed away after a long battle with lung disease on April 12, 2011, surrounded by family members.
Preceded in death by his parents, Charles and Myrtle.
Survived by his beloved wife of 64 years, Marilyn; son, Hal (Ruth Brockmann); daughters, Charlene (Tim) Peterson and Karen (Tom) Boerner; grandchildren, Jeff (Nora) Boerner and Kelly (Christopher) Rust; five great-grandchildren, Alice, Greta, and Hazel Boerner, Thomas and Lydia Rust; sister, Carla (Bill) Miners; several other relatives, as well as many treasured friends.
Roger was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, but moved to Southern California as a young boy. He left high school to join the Navy when World War II broke out. Upon returning from the war, he married Marilyn, whom he had known since junior high, and enrolled in the University of Southern California. After graduating with a degree in Transportation, he embarked on a long career in the trucking industry, working mostly as a Traffic Manager. He, Marilyn and Karen moved from Northern California to Minnesota in 1970, where Charlene already lived.
Roger was a man of passion and compassion, with an unbridled love for his family, his church, Norway and anything Norwegian, his dear friends and Life. He will be dearly missed by everyone whose lives he touched.
Memorial Service Wednesday, April 27th, 11:00 A.M. at St. David’s Episcopal Church, 13000 St. David’s Road, Minnetonka. Visitation one hour prior to service. Interment Ft. Snelling National Cemetery.
Memorials preferred to St. David’s Episcopal Church or Cornerstone Assisted Living of Plymouth, MN.
David Lee Funeral Home