Roger G. Beich, age 70 of Beaver Dam, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, November 12, 2018 at Watertown Regional Medical Center.
Roger was born in Beaver Dam, WI on May 6, 1948, the son of Gustave L. and Ethel L. (Warber) Beich. He enlisted in the United States Army, serving two tours in Vietnam. He worked at John Deere and for the Johnson Bus Company, where he took pride in the relationships he gained with the students throughout the years. Roger enjoyed sports, particularly watching the Packers and Badgers, and loved his time as a little league coach. He was a member of St. Stephen’s Ev. Lutheran Church and the John E. Miller American Legion Post #146, and looked forward to his Ho-Chunk gambling trips.
Roger is survived by his siblings, Ronald (Linda) of Beaver Dam, Richard (Sue) of Fond du Lac, Connie (Donald) Wolff of Beaver Dam, Cheryle (Steven) Lien of Pueblo, CO and Russell (Crystal) of Beaver Dam; special nephew, Robert Beich, along with nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by parents; brother, Roland; infant brother, Robert; nephew, Jeff Vande Berg and other relatives.
A memorial gathering will take place on Saturday, November 17, 2018 at Cornerstone Funeral & Cremation Services, 135 Blvd., Beaver Dam, from 4:00 p.m. until the time of the memorial service at 6:00 p.m. with Rev. Paul Stratman officiating. Members of American Legion Post 146 are invited to pay their respects at 5:30 p.m. Inurnment will take place at Arlington National Cemetery at a later date.
If desired, memorials in Roger’s name may be directed to American Legion Post 146, 300 Beichl Ave., Beaver Dam, WI 53916.
Cornerstone Funeral & Cremation Services in Beaver Dam is honored to be serving the family. You may send private online condolences or sign the family’s guest book at www.cstonefs.com.