THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Roger L. Enderby
Issue Date: July 8, 2020
Roger L. Enderby, 87, of Lakewood, passed away Friday, July 3, 2020.
Born April 9, 1933, to the late Leon and Arleen (Vanden Plas) Enderby in Green Bay, he served in the United States Army from 1953 to 1955 and was a part of the 101st Airborne Division "Screaming Eagles". On Sept. 15, 1956, he married Rose Mary Nys. A truck driver for Red Owl for 40 years, he was proud of earning 2.5 million safe driving miles.
They lived in Green Bay for most of their life, before retiring to Lakewood 33 years ago where it was his dream to retire there and live among nature. Together they were members of St. Mary's of the Lakes Catholic Church where he served as an usher.
He was an avid hunter and fisherman and loved time outdoors and pitching horseshoes in Mountain.
After retirement, he worked at McCauslin Brook Golf Course for 25 years. In the community, he served on the Lakewood Townsend Ambulance for 25 years and Lakewood Fire Department for many years.
He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Rose Mary; two children, Roxanne (Michael) Boncher and Randy (Chris) Enderby; two grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; a step-great-grandchild; a great-grandchild on the way and many other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Visitation was held on Wednesday, July 8, 2020 at St. Mary's of the Lakes Catholic Church in Lakewood from 10 a.m. until time of a Mass of Christian Burial at noon with Fr. Philip Dinh-Van-Thiep officiating, followed by Military honors. Interment will be in St. Mary's of the Lakes Cemetery. Gruetzmacher Funeral Home of Suring is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences can be expressed at www.gruetzmacherfuneralhome.com A memorial fund has been established.