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1937 Roger 2022

Roger L. Wolfgram

January 21, 1937 — November 13, 2022


Roger Lee Wolfgram, age 85, died unexpectedly on Sunday, November 13, 2022.

Roger was born on January 21, 1937 in Wausau to the late Herbert and Edna (Andreas) Wolfgram.  After high school graduation, he served his country honorably in the United States Air Force.  On February 15, 1958 he was united in marriage to Shirley Wiederhoeft.  They were married for 64 years. 

Roger had a great work ethic and worked two jobs most of his life; as a firefighter for 32 years with the Wausau Fire Department as well as at Wausau Chemical.  He was a faithful man and was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church.  Roger loved watching and participating in sports.  He was an avid golfer and was active with the Wausau Softball Association.  He was an avid Packer Fan and would also cheer for whoever the Vikings were playing.  His dad jokes will be missed by everyone. 

Roger is survived by his wife Shirley Wolfgram; children Cheryl (Kevin) McCunn, Keith (Tamara) Wolfgram, and Teri (Ken) Shope; grandchildren Adam Wolfgram and Kassie (Michael) Tucker; and great grandchildren Nicolas and MacKenzie Tucker.

Roger is preceded in death by his parents and his siblings Ruth, Eileen, Donna, Dale and Howard.

Memorial Service will be held at 11:00 AM on Thursday, November 17, 2022 at Trinity Lutheran Church, 501 Stewart Ave., Wausau.  The Rev. Timothy Smith will officiate. Visitation will be held from 10:00 AM until he time of service at the church on Thursday.


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