Roger Deering

Roger Michael Deering, 72, passed away unexpectedly on August 16, 2021.

Memorial and interment will be held at Camp Ripley, date and time pending. 

Roger was born April 18, 1949 to Casper and Margaret (Pogreba) Deering. He graduated from Browerville High School in 1967 and began working at Land O Lakes in Browerville. He served in the U.S. Army from February 1969 and was honorably discharged February 1971. He returned to the Browerville area and worked at Land O Lakes until retiring.

Roger was an avid hunter and enjoyed woodworking, building numerous pieces of furniture. He was an original member of the Todd County Sheriff’s mounted posse. He will be remembered for the nicknames he gave, his entertaining stories and will be greatly missed by his family and friends.

He is survived by five children, Kristen Ziegler, Melanie (Stacy) Brose, Stacey (Rod) Rushmeyer, Kate (Greg) Ziegler and Michael (Tiffany) Deering; 15 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; two sisters, Annette Hummel and Laurie (Jerome) LePrince.

He was preceded in death by his parents; one infant brother and granddaughter, Madison Rushmeyer.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Roger’s name may be made to the Veterans Park in Staples.

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