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“Hi Eileen & family, Just heard of Roger,s passing. Our hearts and prayers are with you always. We retired and moved to Saskatoon four years ago...Read More »
1 of 9 | Posted by: Jody Germann - Friend

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2 of 9 | Posted by: Connie Rosenberg-Vendetti - CA

“I'm so sorry I could not be there in person to convey my condolences. Though I may be far away, know that my spirit and prayers are with you.There is...Read More »
3 of 9 | Posted by: Lyna Swanson - Skokie, IL

“So sorry to hear the passing of you Husband EileenThinking of you and hoping for the best ”
4 of 9 | Posted by: Connie Erdner - Minnesota Lake, MN

“We offer our sincere condolences to your family. We remember very fondly how supportive Roger was when we filled in at St. Pauls. May God be the...Read More »
5 of 9 | Posted by: Chuck and Doris Brooks - MD

“Dad!! I love you! I miss you so much! You made me the person I am today! I'm the most blessed person on earth. You are my rock and will never ever...Read More »
6 of 9 | Posted by: Gail Flohrs - Mankato, MN

“My deepest sympathy to you all. Roger was always that ray of sunshine on a cloudy day, that positive remark when negativity was shown and the BEST...Read More »
7 of 9 | Posted by: Marilyn Barnick - Wells, MN

“Hands down, one of the nicest men I've met while living in Minnesota, such a blessing to have known this great soul, my prayers to the family ”
8 of 9 | Posted by: Heather Ard - Mankato, MN

“God bless and keep you in his loving arms during this difficult time. May He give you comfort in the knowledge that your Dad is at peace in Heaven....Read More »
9 of 9 | Posted by: Diane Miller - Bismarck, ND

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Roger Lee Flohrs, age75, of Minnesota Lake, MN died Friday, June 9, 2017 in Spirit Lake, IA. A memorial service will be held Wednesday, June 14, 2017 at 10:30 AM at St. Paul's United Church of Christ in rural Minnesota Lake, with Rev. Cherie Daniel officiating. Visitation will be Tuesday, June 13 from 4 – 7 PM at Bruss-Heitner Funeral Home in Wells, MN and continue one hour prior to the service at the church on Wednesday. Burial will take place St. Paul's UCC Cemetery. Military honors will be accorded by the Wells Color Guard and the Minnesota Lake American Legion Post #287.

Roger was born on May 4, 1942 in Fairmont, MN to Alvin and Dorothy (Schiller) Flohrs. He grew up in the Trimont area and graduated from Trimont High School in 1960. Roger worked as a farmhand throughout school; and after graduation, he served in the U.S. Army for two years, before starting a long career in construction. Roger worked in construction for most of his life. He supervised the construction of many grain elevators throughout the Midwest and Canada. In 2007, Roger miraculously survived an aortic aneurysm...and his family was blessed with 10 more years with him! After his retirement, he slowed down only a little bit. Anyone who knew Roger knew that he was always willing to help. He loved working and stayed busy...helping friends, neighbors, and relatives with any type of job, from mowing lawns to driving a tractor to helping with home fix-it jobs, like painting or small construction projects. Roger could and would talk to anyone. He was very friendly and outgoing. His family and friends will sadly miss his warm personality, generous and loving heart, and especially his hugs.

Roger is survived by his wife of 46 years, Eileen (Bruegger) Flohrs; and three daughters and their families: Kristine (Mike Krafka), Samantha, Stephanie, Aubrey, Jessica, Johnny, and Raeden; Susan (Eric), and Luke Rodelius; Gail (Shawn Clow), Lexi, and Cahlin; two sisters: Darlene (Larry) Anderson and Dianne (Sterling) Adamson; one brother Lowell (Elaine) Flohrs; and many extended relatives.

He was preceded in death by his parents, one sister: Mary (Norm) Schaffer and a nephew: Keith Schaffer.