Roger L. Dames

September 7, 2023

Our community sadly lost Roger L. Dames on Thursday, September 7 at the age of 74. Roger was born August 5, 1949 in West Point to Willis and Ardean 'Alberts' Dames. He was raised on the farm by Trinity Church with his four brothers. He attended District 25 'Mud Creek' school through the 8th grade, Scribner High School, and later graduated from Wayne State College in Accounting, before returning to Scribner. He worked a long 40 year career in the farming industry for Coop (Snyder and Scribner) and Scribner Grain where he took much joy in helping the local farming industry and making great friends in the community.

Roger married Renee Barker (1975-2001) and together they had 2 children Wayne and April. He was a loving father, brother and grandfather. He is survived by his son (Wayne and Jill Dames and their three children Talan, Brooklyn and Chase), daughter (April and Travis Peterson and their three children Briella, Tenley and Braxton), four brothers (Richard and Susan Dames, Robert and Lori Dames, Ronald and Cheryl 'Tootie' Dames and Reed Dames). Roger was an active member of Trinity Church and a member of St. Peter's Lutheran Church in Scribner. Roger also served his community as a city councilman. Roger enjoyed visiting his children and grandchildren in Phoenix, attending sporting events, crafting woodworking projects, doing home and car repairs and serving his community.

The funeral will be held at 1pm, Friday, September 15, 2023 at St. Peter's Lutheran Church in Scribner with burial to follow at Trinity Cemetery. The Rev. Bruce Schut will officiate. In lieu of flowers memorials are suggested to the Trinity Cemetery Association. Visitation will be Thursday from 3pm to 8pm with the family present from 5pm to 8pm at Ludvigsen's Scribner Funeral Chapel in Scribner.

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Obituary Provided By:
Freeman Funeral Home
1249 E. 23rd St.
Fremont, NE  68025