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Roger I. Wallen

July 12, 1941 ~ December 9, 2017 (age 76)
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Roger I. Wallen, 76, of Monroeville passed away Saturday morning, December 9, 2017 at his residence following a brief illness.

He was born July 12, 1941 in Defiance and served four years in the U.S. Navy participating in the recovery of the first U.S. Astronaut commander Alan Shepard, on the USS Lake Champlain. Roger lived most of his adult life in the Monroeville area. He was employed at the J H Routh Packing Company for thirty-one years, retiring in 2006. Prior to this, he had worked at Faulhabers in Monroeville. He was a member of the Congregational Community United Church of Christ, Monroeville. He was an avid outdoorsman, woodworker, and enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren and great grandchildren.

He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Mary (Baden) Wallen; five children, Jeffrey (Patricia) Wallen of Monroeville, David (Katie) Wallen of Owosso, Michigan, Suzanne (Norman) James of Bay View, Tim Wallen of Fayetteville, North Carolina, and Eric (Sarah) Wallen of Eaton, Ohio; sixteen grandchildren; fifteen great grandchildren; two sisters, Sondra (Jim) Fouts of Napoleon, Ohio and Marge (Jim) Goller of Tennessee; nieces, nephews, and other relatives.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Irvin and Tillie (Hesselschwardt) Wallen.

The family will receive friends Friday, December 15, 2017 from 1:00 PM until time of Memorial Service at 2:00 PM in the Pfeil Funeral Home, Monroeville Chapel, 109 Monroe Street, Monroeville. The Rev. Dr. Wayne Chasney will officiate.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Congregational Community United Church of Christ, 29 Chapel Street, Monroeville, Ohio 44847 or to the Stein Hospice Service, 1200 Sycamore Line, Sandusky, Ohio 44870.

Condolences may be shared with the family at pfeilfuneralhome.com.


 Service Information

Time of Remembrance
Friday
December 15, 2017

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Pfeil Funeral Homes
109 Monroe Street
Monroeville, OH 44847

Memorial Service
Friday
December 15, 2017

2:00 PM
Pfeil Funeral Homes
109 Monroe Street
Monroeville, OH 44847


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