Roger B. Shoemaker
February 27, 1950 - January 28, 2020

Roger  B.  Shoemaker

Roger B. Shoemaker
Feb 27, 1950 - Jan 28, 2020

Roger  B.  Shoemaker

Muscatine, Iowa - Roger B. Shoemaker, 69, passed away on Tuesday, January 28, 2020, at his home in Muscatine.

Celebration of life will be held at the American Legion on Saturday, February 1, 2020, from 1:00-5:00 p.m. The Ralph J. Wittich-Riley-Freers Funeral Home will be in charge of arrangements. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Muscatine Humane Society. Online condolences:

Roger was born February 27, 1950, in Muscatine, the son of Robert E. and Dorothy D. Middleton Shoemaker. He married Marge Fale on August 5, 1989, in Muscatine.

He worked for Northwestern Bell, Qwest, and Century Link before retiring. Roger was a Veteran of the United States Army serving during the Vietnam Era.

Roger was a member of the American Legion. He was a fan of everything Hawkeyes, Cubs, and the Bears. Roger loved dogs and enjoyed playing darts. He liked being outside camping and fishing. Roger loved spending as much time as he could with his children.

Those left to honor his memory include his wife, Marge Shoemaker; two sons, Seth Shoemaker, of Muscatine, and Chad Shoemaker, of Minneapolis, Minnesota; two sisters, Sherry Bogan, of Muscatine and Pam Jacobs, and husband, Jim, of Muscatine.

He was preceded in death by his parents.


Deb Hills-Tompkins on Feb 6, 2020

What a wonderful friend that I loved dearly. He could dish out as much to me as I did to him. Always a hug and a laugh! My love to you Marge and to the family! You know he's catching the "big" ones in Heaven's pond! Tight hugz and lotz of love!

Patti Pearson on Jan 31, 2020

Pam, I am so sorry for the loss of your wonderful brother. He was the best gentleman. He always had a smile & pleasant story to share. He will be truly missed. All my prayers are with you & the family.

Vicki Marx on Jan 31, 2020

Roger always had that smile whenever I saw him and would always stop and take time to talk. We are thinking of the family at this difficult time.

Anita janik on Jan 30, 2020

May he rest in peace

Anita janik on Jan 30, 2020

So sorry to hear about Roger. Worked with him or many years and tel co as his dispatcher.May her rest in peace...Anita Janik

Shannon Swails on Jan 30, 2020

CandleMarge I'm so sorry for the loss of Roger. May God give u peace. My prayers and thoughts go out to you and your family.

Laurie and Keith Schreurs on Jan 30, 2020

Pam, Chad and Seth we are sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers to you all.

Jack & Linda Bierman on Jan 30, 2020

Seth my thoughts and prayers to you and the whole family. I am so sorry for your loss.

Trisha & Jamie Freers on Jan 29, 2020

Marge and family, we send our prayers and thoughts to you all. Roger was a good guy and always smiling. We enjoyed knowing Roger the years we did. Peace be with you all.

Paul and Heidi Anderson on Jan 29, 2020

Seth and Pam we are so sorry for your loss. All of the family is in our thoughts and prayers.



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