Roger C. Schiroo, age 75, of Buffalo Lake, Minnesota, passed away on Friday, January 6, 2023, at Hutchinson Health in Hutchinson, Minnesota.
Funeral Service will be held on Wednesday, January 11, 2023, at 11:00 A.M., at Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church in Buffalo Lake with interment held in the spring.
Visitation will be held two hours prior to the service at the church.
Roger Clarence Schiroo was born on January 16, 1947, in Glencoe, Minnesota. He was the son of Clarence and Frieda (Krosting) Schiroo. Roger was baptized as an infant on February 2, 1947, at St. Matthews Lutheran Church in Fernando Township, Minnesota, and was later confirmed in his faith as a youth on March 26, 1961, at Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church in Buffalo Lake, Minnesota. He received his education in Buffalo Lake, and was a graduate of the Buffalo Lake High School Class of 1965.
On September 6, 1980, Roger was united in marriage to Kathy Horsch at St. James Lutheran Church in Howard Lake, Minnesota. This marriage was blessed with two children, Jennifer and Jason. Roger and Kathy resided in rural Buffalo Lake, Minnesota. They shared 42 years of marriage.
Roger farmed along-side his parents on their dairy farm until they retired. He continued to working the dairy farm until his retirement in 2012. Roger was a member of Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church in Buffalo Lake.
Roger enjoyed visiting with people, especially his special cousins. After retirement, he enjoyed spring planting and the fall harvest seasons, and being able to ride along in either the tractors or combine with Joe, Evan or Austin. Roger liked meeting up with his coffee buddies in Hector, going to cardiac rehab exercise classes to enjoy the company of the staff and fellow classmates, driving the countryside in his Dodge pickup truck, listening to good old-time music, and watching or listening to NASCAR races on the TV or radio. He especially enjoyed spending time with his family and friends.
Roger passed away on Friday, January 6, 2023, at Hutchinson Health in Hutchinson, Minnesota, at the age of 75 years.
Blessed be his memory.
Roger is survived by his:
Wife, Kathy Schiroo of Buffalo Lake, MN;
Children, Jennifer Moen and her husband, Chad of Hutchinson, MN,
Jason Schiroo of Hutchinson, MN;
Sister, Lois Grams and her husband, Lowell of Gaylord, MN;
Many other relatives and friends.
Roger is preceded in death by his Parents, Clarence and Frieda Schiroo; Nephew, Daniel Grams.