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Emil Roesler

August 1, 1923 — March 16, 2020

Emil Roesler

Emil Roesler, 96, Lehr, ND died March 16, 2020 at Edgewood Vista in Fargo, ND.

Emil Roesler was born August 1, 1923 at the family farm North of Lehr, the son of Fred Roesler and Amelia (Kanawischer) Roesler.  He attended the local rural school and grew to manhood in the Lehr, ND area.

He and Lorraine Weispfenning were married July 29, 1945 in St. Paul’s Lutheran Church at Kulm, ND.  They made their home on a farm North of Lehr, ND where they lived and farmed.  Following their retirement they continued to reside on the farm. Lorraine passed away March 22, 1995 and Emil continued to reside on the farm.  He entered the Wishek Living Center for a short time before entering Edgewood Vista June of 2018.

He was a member of Grace Lutheran Church in Lehr, ND.  He also was a member of the Lehr Lions, Lehr Community Development Assoc., and Logan County Historical Society.

Surviving is one son Neal and Lorie Roesler, Hickson, ND; two grandchildren, Tara Roesler and Jade (Evan) Kraig; one great granddaughter, Emma; and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, 4 brothers, Albert, William, Theodore, Lawrence and 4 sisters Emma, Marie, Martha and Esther.

A Memorial Service will take place at 2:00 PM Saturday in the Zion United Methodist Church in Lehr, ND.

Burial will take place in King Cemetery, North of Lehr, ND.

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Memorial Service

Saturday, August 8, 2020

Starts at 2:00 pm (Central time)

Zion United Methodist Church

1001 24th Ave S, Grand Forks, ND 58201

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