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Roger Lee Schanz

July 7, 1947 — September 2, 2020

Roger Lee Schanz, 73, of Waterloo, IL, died September 2, 2020, in Waterloo, IL. He was born July 7, 1947, in Belleville, IL.

He is survived by his brother Kenneth Robert (Nancy) Schanz; nieces Rhonda Marie (Eric) Major and Angela Dawn (Jeff) Filipiak; great nieces and great nephews Charli & Tyler Major, and Carson & Kennedy Filipiak; aunt Marcella Boehne; cousins; extended family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents William H. and Marguerite C. (nee Boehne) Schanz.

Roger was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church - Waterloo, he enjoyed hunting, fishing, the outdoors, ballroom dancing, and playing cards with family and friends. He was a US Army Veteran, earned his degree at SIUC, received his private pilots license at Carbondale and was a member of the Kaskaskia Trail Chorus.

As an expression of sympathy the family prefers memorial contributions to: 
Hospice of Southern Illinois, Immanual Lutheran Church,
Frances Meyer Care Enhancement Fund at Oak Hill, or Food for the Hungry

4 PM to 8 PM Saturday, September 5, 2020 at Quernheim Funeral Home
1 PM to 2 PM Sunday at Immanuel Lutheran Church

2 PM Sunday, September 6, 2020 at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Waterloo, IL
Pastor Tony Troup and Pastor Merritt Demski officiating
Interment at Kolmer Memorial Cemetery in Waterloo, IL

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Service Schedule

Past Services


Saturday, September 5, 2020

4:00 - 8:00 pm (Central time)

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Funeral Service

Sunday, September 6, 2020

Starts at 2:00 pm (Central time)

Immanuel Lutheran Church

522 S Church St, Waterloo, IL 62298

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