John Roeder

Dates

June 16, 1950 - November 12, 2020

Obituary

John Dale Roeder, 70, of Mitchell SD, passed away on November 12, 2020 at Avera McKennan Hospital, from complications of COVID-19. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 AM Monday, November 23, 2020 at Holy Family Catholic Church in Mitchell. Burial will be in American Legion Cemetery in Mitchell. Visitation will be from 1-3:00 PM Sunday, November 22 at Bittner Funeral Chapel with a 3:00 PM Scripture Service.

A live-stream of the service may be viewed at: https://fb.me/e/1EcHfIAR6

John was born June 16, 1950 to Clarence & Wilhelmine (Mayer) Roeder in Mitchell, SD and was the youngest of 4 siblings. He graduated from Alexandria High School in 1968. John enlisted into the U.S. Airforce in 1968 as an Aircraft Mechanic and was honorably discharged in 1974.  He then attended college at Springfield, SD. John was united in marriage to Mary (Young) on May 28, 1976 in Mitchell SD at Holy Family Catholic Church.

John worked as a bartender for several establishments in Mitchell, Parkston, & Springfield, SD.  He was a carpenter for United Building Center, and then furthered his career with Johnson’s Furniture. He also worked in maintenance at Holy Family Catholic Church and School. He continued his career in the insurance field with his brother, Bill Roeder at General Adjustment Bureau, and then with American Family Insurance. He also worked for the City of Mitchell as Parks Supervisor, and finished his career with Farmers Mutual Hail, where he retired at the age of 63. After retirement, he enjoyed driving truck for Bannwarth Farms and being part of the pit crew for Hauser Racing Team.

During his lifetime he was a member of the Knights of Columbus, where he served as Grand Knight and was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award. John also belonged to the American Legion, State Amateur Baseball Association, Ducks Unlimited, Quarterback Club, DWU Team Makers, Pheasants Forever, Moose Lodge, and was a faithful member of Holy Family Catholic Church.

John thoroughly enjoyed watching his kids & grandkids in the many different sports and activities they were involved in. He was a regular for coffee at Daylight Donuts and Cubby’s gas station. He enjoyed trying his luck at Platinum Players Club and Sudz Casino. He was a loyal Mitchell High School fan, Minnesota Twins and Vikings fan and always tried to catch a game when he would go visit his son in Minnesota. John also enjoyed his garden, his lawn, and hunting with his grandkids. John was a bit of a chef and would like to bake pies, can vegetables from his garden, and make candy during the holidays. He also entered various contest with friends for grilling/BBQ.

John is survived by his wife Mary (Young) Roeder & their dog Covie, daughter Lisa (Jeremy) Puetz of Mitchell SD, son Justin (Anne) Roeder of New Brighton MN, and son Alex (Kayla) Roeder of Bismarck ND. His 8 grandchildren, Meghan, Jacey, Tanner, Deyton & Easton Puetz. Adalynn Roeder. And Brynleigh and Brantley Roeder. His first great granddaughter, Ayva, was born the day after his death. He is also survived by his brother Alvin & (Gayle) Roeder, sister Shirley Brown, sister-in-law Ruth Wolfer, brother-in-law David (Vicki) Young, and sister-in-law Joyce Berg. Also, near and dear to his heart where numerous nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, brother William, father-in-law and mother-in-law Sylvester & Florence Young, brother-in-law Robert Brown, brother-in-law Francis Young, and several aunts, uncles, and cousins.

 


Visitation(s)

Date
Sunday, November 22, 2020
Time
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location
Bittner Funeral Chapel
805 W Havens Ave
Mitchell, SD 57301

Service

Date
Monday, November 23, 2020
Time
10:30 AM
Location
Holy Family Catholic Church
222 N Kimball St
Mitchell, SD 57301

Live-stream: https://fb.me/e/1EcHfIAR6

Cemetery

American Legion Cemetery
Mitchell, SD


Posted by Julie Underriner on December 11, 2020
So sorry for your loss. We just heard today of John's passing. My husband, Dave, worked with John at Farmers Mutual and he heard from John quite frequently. He was always showing me the jokes John sent! You are all in our thoughts and prayers.
Posted by Bonnie Heronimus Beaudoin on December 4, 2020
So sorry for your loss. Always enjoyed visiting with him at Daylight Donuts with my brother in law Richard Naser. Comfort and blessings to each of you. Lost my husband 1 1/2 years ago and with love of family and friends time does heal the pain and loss.
Posted by Bonnie Heronimus Beaudoin on December 4, 2020
So sorry for your loss. Always enjoyed visiting with him at Daylight Donuts with my brother in law Richard Naser. Comfort and blessings to each of you. Lost my husband 1 1/2 years ago and with love of family and friends time does heal the pain and loss.
Posted by pam brende on November 26, 2020
sorry for your loss, Mary.
Posted by Dale and Pan Moke on November 24, 2020
Mary, we are so sorry for your loss. We remember the days of bowling when we moved back to Mitchell. John always made each night memorable. He will be greatly missed. May your memories comfort you through this tough time.
Posted by Joyce & Don Spader on November 24, 2020
So very sorry for your loss. Prayers for healing.
Posted by Tony and Mary Flowers on November 23, 2020
So sorry for your loss. Our prayers are with you
Posted by Kristen Bolger on November 23, 2020
Very sorry to hear of John's passing. We were co-workers at AmFam and I always enjoyed visiting with him.
Posted by Jason and Barb Cass on November 22, 2020
Praying for peace and comfort during this difficult time. Sorry we could not be there.
Posted by Jason & Barb Cass family on November 22, 2020
Praying for peace and comfort for the family. Sorry we could not be there.
Posted by Jason & Barb Cass family on November 22, 2020
Praying for peace and comfort for the family. Sorry we could not be there.
Posted by Carla Plamp on November 20, 2020
So very sorry to hear of John's passing - he was a very special adjuster for FMH thru the years. I missed John when he retired, but we stayed in touch thru e-mail. I will deeply miss his advise & wisdom that he passed down to me @ Dakotaland Insurance. You & your family are in my thoughts & prayers - may your many memories bring you comfort @ this time.
Posted by Stan ruff on November 19, 2020
Mary so sorry for your loss 🙏🙏 prayers for you and your family
Posted by Jon & Karon Davis on November 19, 2020
We are so sorry for your loss, Mary. Hugs and prayers to you and your family.
Posted by Jake and Bobbie Prickett on November 18, 2020
So sorry for your loss. Hugs and prayers
Posted by Charlie & Wanda Kobes on November 18, 2020
So sorry to all of you for this great loss ! We all will miss that great smile ! Thoughts and prayers to all of you !!!
Posted by Diane moke on November 17, 2020
Oh Mary, I am so sorry to hear of John's passing. I am thinking of you and will hold you in my prayers. Blessings to you and your family as you learn to adjust to life without him
Posted by Rosemary Amos on November 17, 2020
So very sorry for your loss. Thoughts & prayers for all. Virtual hug from me to each of the Roeder family.
Posted by Geary Neilan on November 17, 2020
Mary and family, sorry for you loss. May our Father in Heaven hold you and yours in His hands till the storm passes by.
Posted by Gary & Kay Shafer on November 17, 2020

We send our condolences to family & friends of John Roeder.

A reliable insurance man to us and a very cordial man to visit with also as met here n there around Mitchell, ballgames, church, stores etc.

May all the Memories of life with him bring you Peace & Comfort all these days. We send our thoughts and prayers to the family during these difficult days.
Posted by John Elbert on November 16, 2020
My wife Shirley and I always looked forward to our trips to Mitchell and visits and dinner out with John and Mary. I have John and Mary and their family in my thoughts and prayers.....God Bless.
Posted by Scott & Barb Phillips on November 16, 2020
We are so sorry to hear about John. Our sincere sympathy and prayers are with you and your family.
Posted by cheryldean wion on November 16, 2020
That virus is terrible ,Sorry for the loss of your love one .God bless.
Posted by Chuck and Jane Amick on November 16, 2020
Our sympathy to your family at this sad time. May great memories of the time you spent together be of comfort to all of you in the days ahead.
Posted by Mike Voorhees on November 16, 2020
Sorry for your loss Mary
Posted by Dennis & Cheryl Kunkel on November 16, 2020
Mary so sorry to hear about John , Our Thoughts and prayers are with you all
Posted by Frank & Mary Lou Bruna on November 16, 2020
Our deepest sympathy & prayers. We will miss him.
Posted by Marilyn Matthews on November 16, 2020
Very sad to hear about John. He was a great person. I will miss hearing the stories about his grandchildren. Our thoughts and prayers are with you, Mary, and all your family.
Posted by Dave & Corinne Weber on November 16, 2020
Our Sincere Sympathy! John was one special guy! Thinking of you! 🙏🙏🌹❤️
Posted by Dan & Mary Froning on November 16, 2020
We are so very sorry to hear of John’s passing we are sending you all our thought and prayers and our deepest sympathies to your family.
Posted by john joachim on November 16, 2020
i ae m so so sorry to hear about johns passing mary you have my deepest sympathy many hugs and prayers
Posted by Shannon and Richard Naser on November 16, 2020
We are sorry to hear about your loss. My father and I have many great memories of John and always enjoyed our interactions with him. Please accept our condolences.
Posted by Greg Goergen on November 16, 2020
I am so sorry to hear of John’s passing, he was a great guy. John and his family will be in our prayers.
Posted by Jan Weisser on November 16, 2020
Sorry for you loss. We will miss him at Basketball games.
Posted by Frank Bigley on November 16, 2020
So sorry to hear of John's passing. Thoughts & prayers with you.
Posted by Becky and Doug Lundberg on November 16, 2020
We are so very sorry to hear of John's passing. Sending you our prayers. Thinking of you.
Posted by Kevin & Georgia Backer on November 16, 2020
So sorry for your loss. I worked with John during his Amfam days. I still remember going to a Twins game in Milwaukee with John, while in Madison Wi. for some training.
Posted by Kevin and Karen Twedt on November 16, 2020
Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. He will be missed by many.
Posted by Donna Lewis on November 16, 2020
I was so sad to hear of John’s.passing. He was a great co-worker and I considered both he and Mary to be my friends. He will be greatly missed by many
Posted by Ron &Joan Dunn on November 16, 2020
Our deepest sympathy, Mary🙏🏻
Posted by Margaret and Gary Neugebauer on November 16, 2020
Deepest sympathy,
Posted by Jon and Kaye Smith on November 16, 2020
Mary so sorry, our Sympathy 🙏🥰
Posted by Terry and Kathy Haiar on November 16, 2020
Our Sincere Sympathies to your families. May John Rest In Peace!!
Posted by Peggy Thill on November 16, 2020
So sorry for your loss Mary. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.
Posted by Jason & Barb Cass family on November 15, 2020
Praying for peace and comfort for the family.
Posted by Barb Murphy on November 15, 2020
So sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you
Posted by Mark & Janelle McMahon on November 15, 2020
Thoughts and prayers are with all of you. May he rest in peace.
Posted by Joe and Helen Puetz on November 15, 2020
Mary and family. Our sincere sympathy to you and your family for your loss. Prayers for you.
Posted by Lunette Sandhoff on November 15, 2020
So sorry to hear about John...this crazy Covid has taken so many innocent lives...may those special memories comfort you...rest in peace...my sympathy & prayers for your family !!
Posted by Lisa Norfolk on November 15, 2020
My Deepest Sympathy to Mary and her family for your loss of John. You’re all in my thoughts and prayers. Your love and memories are the greatest of all.❤️🙏
Posted by Marcia Herrgott on November 15, 2020
I am so sorry for your loss, Mary. John always had a smile, a story and the BEST homemade candy ever. He will be missed by so many.
Posted by Reinie and Rayne Kembel on November 15, 2020
We are so sorry for you Mary and Family. John was a fun loving friend! We will always love and miss you!
Posted by Marcia Herrgott on November 15, 2020
I am so sorry for your loss, Mary. John always had a smile, a story and the BEST homemade candy ever. He will be missed by so many.
Posted by Carolyn and David Schmit on November 15, 2020
So sorry Mary and family for your loss, with deepest sympathy.
Posted by Carol Fergen on November 15, 2020
My sincerest sympathy Mary! Hugs and prayers!
Posted by Gordy and Brenda Brower on November 15, 2020
So sorry for your loss. Gordy will miss his coffee buddy.
Posted by Connie Swenson on November 15, 2020
My sincerest sympathy to you and your family. I feel so sad for you.
Posted by Kay Baker on November 15, 2020
Mary and your family.....so sorry for your loss. Love you Mary!
Posted by Par & Dean Miller on November 15, 2020
Mary & Family, Our Many Prayers & Sympathy To You All in the Loss of John. John was a Great Person🙏❤️
Posted by Warren And Kathy Zens on November 15, 2020
SORRY. For Your Loss Prayers For You
Posted by Jonilyn Gau on November 15, 2020
Mary, I’m so sorry for your loss. This damn COVID is taking too many lives😞. You are in my prayers🙏🏻
Posted by Maryl Hatwan on November 15, 2020
Mary and family, I am so sorry for your loss. My Dad, John Ackerman talked all of the time of John. He enjoyed their visits and helping each other out with their little projects.
Posted by Paul and Barb Wilson on November 15, 2020
So sorry to hear about John. Sending thoughts and prayers your way.
Posted by Dan and Jan Raml on November 15, 2020
Prayers to your family! So sorry for your loss.
Posted by Lisa Thelen on November 15, 2020
I’m so sorry Mary! ❤️ You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. John was a great guy and he will be missed by so many!
Posted by Cat Erickson on November 15, 2020
I’m so very sorry for your loss, praying for peace for your family.
Posted by cleo Mayer on November 15, 2020
Prayers for you and family.
Posted by cleo Mayer on November 15, 2020
Prayers for you and family.
Posted by Dawn Morgan on November 15, 2020
So sorry for your family's loss.
Posted by Mary Verzani on November 15, 2020
Sorry for your loss. Prayers to you and your family.
Posted by Walt & Donna Bracha on November 15, 2020
So sorry for your loss ! Thoughts & prayers for you and family
Posted by Larry and Cheryl Titze on November 15, 2020
Mary, We are so sorry for your loss of John. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.
Posted by Marge Wagner on November 15, 2020
Sorry for your loss you have my sympathy and prayers
Posted by Sheila Pederson on November 15, 2020
Mary and family. Covid has consumed my thoughts a lot lately and more so when a friend is involved. I am so sorry for Johns loss of the battle. He will be missed by so many. It is so fitting that God would bring a new member into the family at this crucial time in your families life, God be with you all.
Posted by Tom Mayer on November 15, 2020
As a 7 year old, my Dad, John’s uncle Jerry, bought John’s ‘farm’ bicycle for me and my brothers. I remember John’s hay bale maze and fun times on the farm. Treasured memories! Peace for the journey John! My sincere sympathy to the Roeder family.
Posted by Eric Asmus on November 15, 2020
Sorry to hear of John’s passing. Deepest sympathy to the whole family.
Posted by Nancy McGuire on November 15, 2020
My family and I are so sorry for your loss. Thinking of you all as I know Barbar Cass (Roeder) and her husband Jason who requested prayer during John’s illness. Prayer for peace and comfort for you all.
Posted by Karen Huber on November 15, 2020
My sympathies to your family
Posted by Renee Peters on November 15, 2020
Thinking of you Mary, and your family, sending hugs and prayers!
Posted by Lori Herman on November 14, 2020
Mary and family thoughts and prayers to you and your family. I always enjoyed coffee with John at Daylight donuts and talking about the kids and grandkids know your in our prayers. Bob Lori and families
Posted by Tyson and Angie Hilton on November 14, 2020
We are so sorry for the loss of John. Thinking of you all and sending prayers your way.
Posted by Jenna Doorn on November 14, 2020
🙏🙏🙏🙏
Posted by Jodi Ruden on November 14, 2020
Thinking of you Mary. So sorry for your loss.
Posted by Ron and Deb Boehmer on November 14, 2020
Our prayers and sympathy to Mary and prayers. Know that you have us and many that you can reach out to if you need anything.
Posted by Al & Diana Andera on November 14, 2020
Our sympathy to you and your family.
Posted by Jennie Larsen on November 14, 2020
I'm so very sorry for your loss Mary. My prayers are with you and your family.
Posted by Charlie & Wanda Kobes on November 14, 2020
Mary & Family you all are in our thoughts and prayers in this hard time ! John always had a smile for everyone and a story . He will be missed by everyone blessed to know him .
Posted by Barbara Husk on November 14, 2020
Prayers for your family at this difficult time.
Posted by Jeffrey and Kathy Fouberg on November 14, 2020
So sorry for your loss Mary, you and your family are in our prayers!
Posted by Sierra Bunker on November 14, 2020
I am so sorry for your loss. John was such a sweetheart and I enjoyed seeing him at Daylight donuts every morning!
Posted by Dave and Patty Pape on November 14, 2020
I always enjoyed John's visits. He would stop at my shop when in Parkston and we handled several topics over the years. Rest in Peace cousin!!
Posted by Tom and Patricia Pape on November 14, 2020
So sorry to hear, our thoughts and prayers are with you
Posted by Herm and Kristi Harms on November 14, 2020
So sorry to hear of your loss. Mary , you and all your family are in our prayers and thoughts..
Posted by Lee & Alice (Puetz) Johnson on November 14, 2020
Our deepest sympathies for your loss. May God help everyone heal. Hugs to all of you.
Posted by Marlene Hargreaves on November 14, 2020
So sorry for your loss, Mary. God bless your family.
Posted by Anthony Magnuson on November 14, 2020
So sorry for your loss, you and your family are in my prayers.
Posted by Dennis an Kathy Bruske on November 14, 2020
So sorry for your loss, our prayers and thought are with you
Posted by Ron Horstman on November 14, 2020
I am so sorry to hear of John's passing! My thoughts and prayers are with you and the entire Roeder family.
Posted by Connie and Dan muller on November 14, 2020
Oh,Mary I am so sorry to hear of John passing.My heart goes out to you and your family.I will keep you in my prayers
Posted by Barb & Dean Toman on November 13, 2020
May GOD be with u Mary and Families 🙏🙏💟
Posted by Bob and Kathy Hilton on November 13, 2020
Our sincere sympathy to you and your family during this difficult time.
Posted by Bill Molumby on November 13, 2020
John was a great guy and a fun coffee buddy. Our sympathy.
Posted by Lisa and Bill Mathis on November 13, 2020
Mary and family
Been thinking of all of you! I know how hard this is. Lots of hugs and prayers!
Posted by Craig and Bonny Hansen on November 13, 2020
Our deepest sympathy to your family. You are in our prayers.
Posted by Bob & Sandi Young on November 13, 2020
Our deepest sympathy to you and your family. We will keep you all in our prayers.
Posted by Mike and Cindy Graham on November 13, 2020
So sorry for your loss. Sending prayers and thinking of you all.
Posted by Greg and Lea Joy Geppert on November 13, 2020
Our heartfelt sympathy and prayers...so unbelievable!
Posted by Linda Hostler on November 13, 2020
Hugs and my deepest sympathy Lisa and family. So sorry for the loss of your father. Many prayers.
Posted by Paula (Young) Bickel on November 13, 2020
I was sorry to hear about John's passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you.
Posted by Gene and Cindy Gaspar on November 13, 2020
Sorry for your loss Mary and family.
Posted by Ron & Eileen Moller on November 13, 2020
Our sympathy to you and your family!
Posted by John, Sandy and Jenna Skinner on November 13, 2020
We are so sorry for your loss Mary and Family. Thinking and praying for you all.
Posted by Ella Wilgers Kassube on November 13, 2020
So sorry for your loss, John was a gentle soul. You are in my prayers.
Posted by Gayle and Kevin Gebhart on November 13, 2020
Our deepest sympathies, love and prayers for you and your family🙏❤
Posted by Sue VanderHeiden on November 13, 2020
Mary and family. I am so sorry for your loss. It’s hard to let go.. just know you are in my thoughts and prayers
Posted by Sally Merkwan on November 13, 2020
So sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
Posted by Joan Jacobsen on November 13, 2020
So very sorry to you Mary and your family 🙏
Posted by David & Marcia Solmonson on November 13, 2020
Your beautiful family is in our thoughts and prayers. I’m so sorry...
Posted by Pat Cassutt on November 13, 2020
So sorry for your loss. Thinking and praying for you and your family🙏💙🙏
Posted by John and Pam Van Gorp on November 13, 2020
So sorry for your loss. Prayers to all the family.
Posted by Betty Schaefers on November 13, 2020
So sorry for your loss Roeders! Prayers be with you
Posted by Tayla Plastow on November 13, 2020
So vary sorry for your loss, you are all in my thoughts and prayers🙏🏼
Posted by Heather and Aaron Klein on November 13, 2020
so sorry for your loss. Thinking of you.
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