2011-07-12 / Obituaries

Roger D. Nees, 73


Roger D. Nees Roger D. Nees Roger D. Nees, 73, Cloverdale, passed away on Monday, July 4, 2011 at his home. He was born on July 7, 1937 in Clay County, Indiana and was the son of the late Adam L. and Nancy E. [Routt] Nees.

He was a graduate of Cloverdale High School. He was a member of the Indiana National Guard for 28 years. Roger was a brick mason and had been employed by the Cloverdale Community School Corporation. He was a member of the American Legion, past president of Cloverdale Music Boosters, past president of Cloverdale Little League and had coached numerous Little League and High School teams. He enjoyed fishing, mushroom hunting, traveling and was a die-hard Dodger fan. He was a kind generous Christian man who was devoted to his family.

He will be greatly missed by his wife of 53 years, Bobbi, his children, Beth Gillenwater [fiancée Wayne Burdette and sons Justin and Josh], Poland, Jo Ellen Remsburg [Troy], Greencastle, John Nees [Sheri], Stayton, Oregon, 7 grandchildren, Ben Weaver, Zac Remsburg, Jonathan Weaver, Keegan Remsburg, Molly Gillenwater, Betsy Gillenwater and Jackson Roger Nees. He is also survived by his sister, Pauline Kelly, Crawfordsville, sister-in-law, Marie Nees, Cloverdale, brother-in-law, Ronald L. Baker [Cathy], Indianapolis, several nieces, nephews, cousins and many wonderful friends.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Margie M. Smith and his brother, Dora Gordon “Bo” Nees.

Funeral services were held on Saturday, July 9, 2011 at 11:00 AM at the Whitaker Funeral Home, Cloverdale. Memorial contributions may be made to the Cloverdale Dollar for Scholars, CCSC Administration Office, 310 East Logan Street, Cloverdale, Indiana 46120.

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