|Roger Joseph Dreismeier
July 30, 1941 – March 21, 2016
|Roger Dreismeier age 74, of Springville, Iowa and formerly of Crofton, died Monday, March 21, 2016 at the Joan and Ed Hemphill Hospice at St. Luke’s Hospital, Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
Mass of Christian Burial was held at 10:30 Wednesday, March 30, 2016 at St. Isadore Catholic Church, Springville with interment in the Mayflower Cemetery, Oxford Junction. Friends called from 4 until 7 Tuesday, March 29, 2016 at the Goettsch Funeral Home, Anamosa where a parish Vigil Service was held at 7.
Surviving are his wife, Rosemary, three children, Michelle (Gary) Klinzman, Ainsworth, Rodney (Andrea Grant) Dreismeier, Hiawatha, Tammy (James) Dirks, Cedar Rapids; five grandchildren, Kaitlyn, Colton and Carli Grace Dirks, Tavia and Ryan Dreismeier, a great-grandson, Kamarrion Rylington, Roger’s siblings, Delia Hayworth and Joan Roth, Omaha, Nebraska, Darlene Dreismeier, Sgt Bluff, Jerald Dreismeier, Central City, Sharon King, Garden Grove, California. He was preceded in death by his parents, a brother Jerome and, a grandson, Christian Dirks.
Roger Joseph Dreismeier was born July 30, 1941 at Crofton, Nebraska. He was the son of Joseph and Katherine (Meirose) Dreismeier. Roger graduated from the Crofton, Nebraska Schools and then served in the United States Army. Roger married Rosemary Yarolem on October 24, 1964 at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Oxford Junction. The couple lived in the Martelle, Anamosa, and Springville area. He worked at Link Belt Speeder and then became a journeyman electrician for I. B.E.W. in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
Roger coached Pee Wee, Little League and Babe Ruth Baseball, and was a 4-H Leader for the East Martelle Boys. He loved to go deer hunting and was the camp cook for the rest of the hunting party.
Submitted by: Janet A. Brandt
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