Roger "Rog" Steggall
ROGER RAY &Quot;ROG&Quot; STEGGALL SR. Fairfax Roger Ray "Rog" Steggall Sr., 79, of Fairfax, Iowa, passed away on Friday, Dec. 25, 2020, at the Dennis and Donna Hospice House of Mercy in Hiawatha. Due to COVID-19 and travel restrictions, no services will be held at this time. Iowa Cremation is entrusted with the arrangements. A memorial fund has been established in Rog's name. Rog was born Dec. 14, 1941, in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, the son of Joe and Florence (Ratigan) Steggall. He moved to Chicago at 16 with his family and graduated from Lyons Township High School. Rog attended Illinois University and Lyons Township Junior College. He proudly served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam conflict and was a military policeman for 10 years. Rog was employed at Alcoa Aluminum and Reynolds Metals as district sales manager. He lived in Chicago, Cleveland, Littleton, Colo., and Overland Park, Kan., before returning to Cedar Rapids. He was united in marriage to Caryle Pazdernik on May 1, 2010, in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Rog will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved him. He is survived by his spouse, Caryle Pazdernik-Steggall, Fairfax, Iowa; a son, Roger Ray Steggall Jr. of Woodland Park, Colo.; stepdaughter, Staci (Darren) Bjurstrom of West Des Moines, Iowa; stepson, Richard L. Pazdernik Jr. of Cedar Rapids, Iowa; stepson, Mark E. Pazdernik of Fairfax, Iowa; stepgrandchildren, Brittani (Aaron) Briley of West Des Moines, Iowa, Haleigh (Neal) Wiebers of Grimes, Iowa, Hannah K. Pazdernik of Coon Rapids, Minn., Courtney Bjurstrom of Phoenix, Ariz., and Nicole Bjurstrom of Johnston, Iowa; stepgreat-granddaughter, Oaklynn Lou Briley of West Des Moines, Iowa; siblings, Patricia Oler of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Charlotte Miller of Farmington Hills, Mich., Joseph (Dawn) Steggall of Lincoln, Neb., Margaret Dumas of Marion, Iowa, Don (Deb) Steggall of Livonia, Mich., and Bryne and Andy Steggall and Holly, all of Texas; sisters-in-law, Mary Lou Condon, Joan and Bob Shields, Cheryle Steggall and Sandy Vosmek; and many loving nieces, nephews, cousins and extended family members. He was preceded by his parents; half brothers, Lyle Steggall and Michael Steggall; two brothers-in-law, Charlie Miller and Dallas Oler; and a cousin, Larry Steggall. Special thanks to all the doctors and nurses at Hospice of Mercy for all the care given to Rog. Online condolences may be directed to the family at www.iowacremation.com under obituaries.