Obituary of Roger Dennis Shreve
Roger Dennis Shreve
Roger Dennis Shreve, 79, of Yankton, passed away Sunday, November 20, 2022 at Avera Sacred Heart Hospital in Yankton. Mass of Christian burial will be 10:30 AM, Saturday, November 26, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Yankton. Burial will follow at Sacred Heart Cemetery in Yankton. Visitation will be Friday, November 25 from 5:00-7:00 PM with a 7:00 pm prayer service followed by a rosary at the Opsahl-Kostel Funeral Home in Yankton. Online condolences may be sent at: www.opsahl-kostelfuneralhome.com.
Roger Dennis Shreve was born to Boyce and Edna (Anderson) Shreve on June 27th, 1943 in Yankton, South Dakota. He was baptized and confirmed at Sacred Heart Catholic Church and attended Sacred Heart School.
Roger joined the workforce at a young age working with his dad’s race horses throughout the state. He laid carpet for Montgomery Ward and was a custodian for Sacred Heart School for several years. He bought several properties and became a landlord which he was doing until his health began to fail. In his earlier years, he was very involved with Big Brother & Little Friends, Prison ministry, Knights of Columbus, Antique Auto Club, and UCT Club.
He is survived by his siblings Michael (Rosemary) Shreve, Carolyn Pickart, Charolette Lema, Joan Haberman, Janet (Bob) Moderegger, Theresa (Rich) Ferris and Roberta (Ron) Berney, sister-in-law, Marilyn Shreve, and seventeen nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, one brother John and 3 brothers-in-law, Fred Lema, Jack Pickart, and Jim Haberman.
In lieu of flowers, the family prefers memorials be directed to, Angelhaus, Pathways Shelter for the Homeless, River City Domestic Violence Center or ZoeCare.To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Roger Shreve, please visit Tribute Store
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