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Roger Frick

June 19, 1954 ~ December 13, 2021 (age 67)

Obituary

Roger E. Frick, 67, of Waukon, IA, died Monday, December 13, 2021, at his home. A visitation will be held on Thursday, December 16th, from 4:00 – 7:00 PM at Martin-Grau Funeral Home in Waukon. A second visitation with a short service will be on Saturday, December 18th, from 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM at Schultz Funeral Home in DeWitt, IA, with burial to follow at Inland Cemetery in Bennett, IA, at 1:30 PM. A lunch will be held afterwards at the Bennett Community Center.

Roger Edwin Frick was born June 19, 1954, in Davenport, IA, the son of Edwin H. and Marian L. (Vilmont) Frick; he was baptized on March 30, 1955, at the Bennett Methodist Church. Roger grew up on the family farm in Bennett, IA, and graduated from Bennett High School. He continued farming, raising dairy cows and Black Angus cattle. On June 29, 1973, Roger married Susan Heick in Bennett. In 1979, the couple and their family moved to Waterville, IA, to farm before moving to Waukon, IA, in 1986. For 36 years, Roger drove truck for Innovated Ag Services in Waukon.

Roger was an NRA member and loved being outdoors. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and camping with his family and traveled around the country to do so; Roger also liked riding his motorcycle. As a history buff, Roger particularly liked visiting Civil War museums and battlefields and enjoyed watching Westerns. He liked watching whatever sporting events were on TV and actively followed his grandchildren’s games.

He is survived by his wife Sue of Waukon; three children: Chris (Stephanie) Frick of Elroy, WI, Sandy (Shane) Whitenack of Mason City, IA, and Edwin (Karen) Frick of Waukon; his grandchildren: Brennen, Mason, Sawyer, and Aiden Frick, Amber, Drew, and Chelsea Whitenack, Bianca Malone, and Dalton, Devin, Caitlin, and Carver Frick; two great-grandchildren: Temari and Phillip Whitenack; a sister Barbara VanDen Berghe of DeWitt, IA; brothers-in-law: Richard Jordan of Nashua, IA, Carl (Doris) Heick, and Jerry (Anita) Heick, and sister-in-law Candy (Jeff) Ford.

Roger was preceded in death by his parents and two sisters: Connie Frick and Marilyn Jordan.

Roger’s grandchildren will serve as honorary casketbearers. Casketbearers are Jamie Leir, JJ Heick, Duane and Chad Grau, Tony Arp, Jason Green, and Darrell Baumgartner.

Arrangements in Waukon are in the care of Martin-Grau Funeral Home.

Local arrangements are in the care of Schultz Funeral Home, DeWitt.

To send flowers to Roger's family, please visit our floral store.


Services

Visitation
Saturday
December 18, 2021

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Schultz Funeral Homes
722 8th Street
DeWitt, IA 52742

Funeral Service
Saturday
December 18, 2021

12:00 PM
Schultz Funeral Homes
722 8th Street
DeWitt, IA 52742

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