Roger A. Konop

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Roger Allen Konop, 74, Gillett, passed away on Thursday, Dec. 27, 2018, surrounded by his family at the Unity Hospice Meng Residence of De Pere following a brief illness.

Roger was born in Lena on March 12, 1944, a son of the late Joseph and Angeline (Svejda) Konop. Roger married Shirley A. (Bader) on May 11, 1963, and together they raised four children. Roger formed RAL Cement Contractors with his two business partners and friends until his retirement. Roger was an avid hunter and enjoyed gardening with Shirley. He also liked woodworking and socializing. He will be greatly missed.

Roger is survived by his children: Lisa (Bob) Johnson of Greenleaf, Jeff (Jackie) Konop of Woodbury, Minnesota, Deb (Jeff) Edler of Maribel and Jodi (Josh) Tousey of Green Valley. He also leaves his grandchildren: Alex (Courtney) Konop, Jared (Heather Collin) Edler, Jordan Johnson (Alison Agnes), Meghan Konop, Dylan and Taylor Tousey; his siblings Wilbur, Leonard (Mary Ann), Larry (Luella) and Judy. He is further survived by other relatives and friends.

Roger was preceded in death by his parents, his loving wife Shirley, his brother Ronald Konop and his sisters Jeanette Neveau, Marian Rost, Rose Marie Krejcarek, Mildred Grooms and Sharon LaFond.

Memorial visitation will be on Saturday, Jan. 5, 2018, from 9-10:45 a.m. at Legacy Funeral Chapel (108 E. Main St., Gillett, WI 54124). A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Burial will be in St. John’s Catholic Cemetery.

The family wishes to thank the staff of Unity Hospice and the Meng Residence for their kind and compassionate care of Roger.