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ROGER DEE POWERS

09/23/1950
08/05/2012

Roger Dee Powers Jr., born September 23, 1950 passed away August 5, 2012 after a courageous battle with cancer. He was preceded in death by his parents, Roger Sr. and Hazel, and mother-in-law Doris Kremer. He is survived by his loving wife of 41 years Sue; children, Kimberly (Floyd) Thomas, Todd (Krista) Powers; grandchildren, Brendan, Elizabeth, Riley, Grace, Ashley, Ryan and Karlee; great grandchildren, Johnathon, Allissia, Karson; brother, Calvin (Kay) Powers; sisters, Shirley (Roy) Rood, Barbara Manley; best friend-brother, Larry Precious; and many other special family members. Roger served in the US Marine Corps and worked at Amway for 43 years. He will be remembered for his quick wit, sense of humor, intelligence and enthusiasm for life. He loved 50’s/60’s music, books, technology, sci-fi, scuba diving, weight lifting, astronomy, DJ/KJ events, photography, craft beers, diet coke but most of all – his family. He will be missed by all who knew him. Funeral Service will be held Wednesday, August 8, 11:00 a.m. at Saranac Community Church, 125 S. Bridge Street, Saranac. Pastor Becky Poor officiating. Visitation Tuesday August 7, 2-4:00 and 6-8:00 p.m. at Roth-Gerst Chapel, 305 N. Hudson, Lowell. Memorial Contributions may be made to Gilda’s Club of Lowell, 314 S. Hudson, Lowell, MI 49331 or Hospice of Ionia, 601 E. Washington, Ionia, MI 48846

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