DEERWOOD -- Roger James Staples, age 69, of Deerwood, passed away Friday, June 18, at his home. He was born November 25 in Slayton, Minn., to Vincent and Myrtle Staples.
Survived by wife, Carol; three sons, Ron Staples (Lynda), Gary Staples and Tom Staples; four grandchildren, Sara, David, Caulin and Bryan; three brothers, Ken Staples, Paul Staples (Cindy), and Bob Staples (Pat); eight sisters, Helen Landholm (Karl), Loris Powers, Connie Clausen, Mary Schrier (Fran), Shirley Kintzi (Chuck), Sue Rosencranz (Jim), Judy Staples and Carol Hovdet; sister-in-law Pat Bradow. Beloved dogs Jet and Jazz.
Roger was preceded in death by his parents, wife Anne, brother Richard, sister Mavis, daughter Jean, grandson Jacob and nephew Marty.
Services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday, June 23, at Kline Funeral Home in Pine River with father Seamus Walsh officiating. Burial will follow in Swanburg Cemetery in rural Pine River. Friends may call Tuesday from 5 to 8 p.m. and one hour prior to services at Kline Funeral Home Pine River.
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