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Roger A. Stolte

Roger A. Stolte

Roger Arnold Stolte, Sr., 84, of New Athens, IL, born October 11, 1937, in Lenzburg, IL, passed away peacefully at his home surrounded by family on Thursday January 20, 2022.Β  Mr. Stolte was a retired coal miner and a U.S. Army veteran.Β  He enjoyed hunting, fishing, cutting wood and especially going to his grandchildren’s sporting events.

He was preceded in death by his parents – William and Myrtle (Burke) Stolte and one sister – Marie Scott.

Roger is survived by his loving wife – the former Sandy Eller, whom he married on August 15, 1961, his children – Roger (Becky) Stolte of New Athens, IL and Robin Jo Cook of Belleville, IL, one sister – Audrey Jahnke of St. Joseph, MO and two grandchildren – Brendan Stolte and Allison (Jacob) Wiskamp.

Memorials:Β  In lieu of flowers, memorials are encouraged to be made to BJC Hospice in appreciation for the exceptional care and support they provided Roger and his family.

Visitation:Β  Friends and family will be gathering from 4 – 7 p.m. on Tuesday January 25, 2022, and again from 10 – 11 a.m. on Wednesday January 26, 2022, at Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home in New Athens, IL.

Funeral: Services will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday January 26, 2022, at Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home in New Athens, IL with Rev. Dr. Robert Koch officiating.

Private family committal services will follow at Oakridge Cemetery in New Athens, IL.

Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home in New Athens, IL is in charge of arrangements.

 

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  1. Bob & Lynn Harbison says:

    Sandy and family, please accept our deepest sympathy to you all.

  2. Tonia (Trotter) Wolff says:

    My deepest sympathy to Sandy and family. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

  3. Mark Stehl says:

    So sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers go out to the Stolte family and their friends during this difficult time. πŸ™πŸ»

  4. My sympathy to Sandy and the family. Roger was such a great guy.

  5. Paula says:

    We are so sorry May God Bless each of you

  6. Many fond memories of Roger goes back many many years. Our prayers πŸ™πŸ™πŸ™ goes out to the Stolte family especially my sister Nan (Sandy). I’m sure he will be missed by many.

    • Angela Holtgrave says:

      Sandy My thoughts & prayers coming to you as I just read about Roger Thinking of you & your family πŸ™πŸ™πŸ™β€οΈβ€οΈβ€οΈHoney Sullivan Holtgrave

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  1. Many fond memories of Roger goes back many many years. Our prayers πŸ™πŸ™πŸ™ goes out to the Stolte family especially my sister Nan (Sandy). I’m sure he will be missed by many.

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    • Sandy My thoughts & prayers coming to you as I just read about Roger Thinking of you & your family πŸ™πŸ™πŸ™β€οΈβ€οΈβ€οΈHoney Sullivan Holtgrave

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  2. We are so sorry May God Bless each of you

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  3. My sympathy to Sandy and the family. Roger was such a great guy.

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    • My sincere sympathy to the family.
      Sincerely,
      Lori A. Mavers Schneider

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  4. So sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers go out to the Stolte family and their friends during this difficult time. πŸ™πŸ»

    Reply
  5. My deepest sympathy to Sandy and family. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

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  6. Sandy and family, please accept our deepest sympathy to you all.

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