Roger E. Awes, 83, of Marshalltown, IA, passed away Saturday, September 14, 2019, at Grandview Heights Rehab and Healthcare in Marshalltown. A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, September 19, 2019, at St. Francis of Assisi - St. Mary Catholic Church in Marshalltown, with Father Michael McAndrew officiating. Visitation will be 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., with a 7:00 p.m. Vigil Service, Wednesday, September 18, 2019, at Anderson Funeral Homes in Marshalltown. Online condolences may be sent to www.andersonfhs.com.
Roger was born February 29, 1936, to George S. and Delia B. (Ellis) Awes in Cedar Rapids, IA. He graduated from Cedar Rapids High School. Roger was united in marriage to Karol Barney on June 7, 1958, in Cedar Rapids. He was employed with Nash Finch Grocery Stores as a manager. Roger was a member of the Lion's Club. He loved both the Iowa Hawkeyes and the Iowa State Cyclones. Roger loved racing and assisted his nephew's racing team.
Roger will be missed by his wife of 61 years, Karol; three daughters: Jody (Clive) West of Minneapolis, MN, Tamara (Chris) Smith of Marshalltown, Teresa (Tim) Ewalt of Ankeny, IA; two sons: Michael Awes of Le Grand, IA, Thomas (Lauri) Awes of Shorewood, MN; 17 grandchildren; and 13 great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by two sisters, Dorothy Haaland and Dr. Lorraine Willis.
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We are former neighbors of Karol and Roger and spent many special moments with them and their family. Roger will be sorely missed by all that knew him. Our family sends to you our love and condolences.
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Karol and family, So very sorry for your loss.
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