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Frank E. Roesler 1924 - 2017

POSTED March 14, 2017 3:49 p.m.
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CLAFLIN — Frank E. Roesler, 92, died March 12, 2017, at Sandstone Heights in Little River.
Born Aug. 30, 1924, on the family farm east of Claflin, he was the son of Emanuel R. and Elsie B. (Norrie) Roesler. In 1943, he graduated from Claflin High School. He continued to farm on the land that his grandfather had homesteaded. On December 11, 1964, he married Alvina Elizabeth Miller. She preceded him in death on April 8, 1983.
Frank was a member of the United Methodist Church of Claflin, the Claflin Post No. 171 of the American Legion, and the Claflin Masonic Lodge #424 AF & AM. He also had served on the Board of Directors at the Farmers and Merchants State Bank of Claflin.
Survivors include, a sister, Lois McCormick, Lakewood, Colo.; a nephew, Michael McCormick, Minooka, Ill.; niece, Debra Zohn and husband Carl, Lakewood, Colo.; three great-nieces and nephews; and six great-great-nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, and an infant brother.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Nicholson-Ricke Funeral Home in Hoisington with the Reverend Gene Langhofer presiding. Family will greet friends just prior to the service at 10 a.m. Burial will follow at Hoisington Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the United Methodist Church of Claflin, in care of the funeral home.

Funeral arrangements provided by
Nicholson-Ricke Funeral Home*
P.O. Box 146
Hoisington, KS 67544
Great Bend (Kan.) Tribune, March 15, 2017


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