Roger Jerome Inger
Roger Jerome Inger, 70, of Robins, Iowa, passed away on Saturday, Sept. 7, 2019, at the Dennis & Donna Oldorf Hospice House of Mercy, Hiawatha. A family and friends luncheon will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12, at Murdoch Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Marion.
Roger was born Sept. 16, 1948, in Postville, Iowa, the son of Aaron and Ruth (Hawkins) Inger. He graduated from Linn-Mar High School, attended Kirkwood Community College, and then served in the U.S. Air Force during Vietnam. Roger was a long-time employee of Universal Engineering. He enjoyed restoring two classic cars, a DeSoto and Ford. Roger also liked to play his banjo.
He is survived by his sister, Susan Kainz of Marion; two nephews, Aaron Kainz of Cedar Rapids and Matt Baty and his son, Nathnael Baty of Hiawatha; aunts, Jennie Inger of Cedar Rapids, Lucy Inger of Arkansas and Carol Hawkins of Cedar Rapids; aunt and uncle, John and Eunice Kolowinski of Marion; uncle, Robert (Carol) Hawkins of Cedar Rapids; aunt, Donnie Hulverson; brothers-in-law, Patrick Canfield of Shueyville and Neal Baty of Coggon; former brother-in-law, John Kainz of Toddville; and many cousins.
Roger was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Steven Inger; sisters, Judy Baty and Bonnie Canfield; uncles, Jack Hawkins, Roy Inger and Doug Inger; aunt and uncle, Marvin and Ann Hawkins; uncle, Carl Hulverson; aunt and uncle, Ed and Betty Hawkins; a niece, Angela Baty; and very good friend of many years, Phil Airy.
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