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Roger C. Rothhaar

December 31, 1969 — January 17, 2018

Biography:  Roger C. Rothhaar, 79 of Blakesburg, Iowa passed away early Tuesday morning January 16, 2018 in Monroe County Hospital, Albia, IA.  His death was unexpected of an apparent heart attack.  Roger was born February 2, 1938 in Chatfield, OH to the late Perry S. and Gladys F. (Candel) Rothhaar.  He was married August 23, 1959 to Jane (Murphy) Rothhaar who preceded him in death July 31, 2017.  Roger was also preceded in death by brother Lyle; sister Patricia Gottfried; and sister in laws Lula, Miriam, and Zelma.
Roger is survived by sons Ronald Allen (Patricia) Rothhaar of Iowa and Roger Ryan (Katia) Rothhaar of Reedsville, IN; brothers Perry Donald, Wayne, Kevin, and Dwight (Johanna); sister in law Pat Rothhaar; brother in law Virgil Gottfried; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Roger graduated from Chatfield high School in 1956 and worked at Timken for 30 years.  He and his wife moved to Iowa in 2001 where he farmed.  Roger was an avid Bow Hunter and was a lifelong member of the Professional Bow Hunters Assoc.  He wrote 2 books on deer hunting and numerous articles for the Bow Hunter Magazine.  He enjoyed working on machinery on the farm and taxidermy.
Funeral Services will be held on Saturday at 11:00 am in the Munz-Pirnstill Funeral Home with burial to follow in Brokensword Cemetery.  The family will receive friends on Friday evening from 6:00 until 8:00 pm.  The family suggests memorials be made to the donor's choice and expressions of sympathy can be left at www.munzpirnstill.com.
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