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Quernheim Funeral Home
Tuesday May 10th, 2022
4:00pm - 7:00pm

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Wednesday May 11th, 2022
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Wednesday May 11th, 2022

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Roger R. Schewe

Roger R. Schewe, 78, of Waterloo, IL, died May 5, 2022, in Waterloo, IL after another courageous battle with cancer. He was born May 27, 1943, in Red Bud, IL .

    He is survived by his wife Carol Schewe (nee Tolin); much loved daughters Dawn (John) Wahlig and Angie (Christine Powers) Schewe; sister Gloria (Bob) Schneider; grandchildren Ashley (Mike) Beeler, Amanda (Wil Catanzaro) Konarcik, Tre' Wahlig, Krystin (Aaron) Shaffer, and Kacey (Bo) Burkhart; great grandchildren Morgan, Alyssa, Landon, Ryan, Hudson, and Cal.

    Roger is preceded in death by his parents Emil F. and Luella C. (nee Bicklein) Schewe; brothers Robert and Roy Schewe; infant sister Lucille Schewe; mother-in-law Esther Waage (nee Rahn); and father-in-law Roy Tolin.

    After High School Graduation he proudly served in the US Marine Corps for 3 years. In 1963 he married his High School sweetheart Carol Jean Tolin and they were blessed with 2 daughters. During his early working years he worked for American Cancer Society, Prudential Insurance and Jack in the Box, before becoming owner of Lincoln Trail Restaurant for 19 years. After selling the restaurant he became more active in selling real estate, at which time he and Carol were able to enjoy family vacations and many other trips with sister Gloria and brother-in-law Bob.

    He loved gardening, building furniture, playing cards and fishing with friends Wayne, Mel, Norman & brother in law Bob, but most of all he loved going to grandchildren and great grandchildren's sporting events, and spending quality time with family.

    He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather. Best known by his family as Mr. Fix It. He will be missed immensely.

As an expression of sympathy the family prefers memorial contributions to: 
House of Neighborly Service
or American Cancer Society

    4 PM to 7 PM Tuesday, May 10, 2022 at Quernheim Funeral Home
    10 AM until time of service Wednesday at Quernheim Funeral Home

    11 AM Wednesday, May 11, 2022 at Quernheim Funeral Home in Waterloo, IL
        Rev. Dr. Robert Preece officiating and Ronnie Schewe
    Interment at Kolmer Memorial Cemetery in Waterloo, IL

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I’m so sorry to hear this Carol. Prayers for you and your family. Sharon Nottmeier Arnold

Sharon Arnold May 19 2022 1:33 AM

A great man got to know him eating at Lincoln Trail. And I bought my house from him it belonged to his Mother. One of the best. He will be missed.

Patrick T. Brogan May 10 2022 7:20 PM

We are so sorry for you loss. Thinking of you and your family during this time.

Bill Mabbott May 10 2022 6:31 PM

What a great man. I learned so much from him at Lincoln Trail, as a teenager. Always had so much respect for both Roger and Carol. Much love and sympathy to Carol, Dawn and Angie.

Angie Hoffman May 10 2022 4:38 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Roger Schewe

Patricia Ann Vogel May 10 2022 7:50 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Roger Schewe

Eric Taylor May 9 2022 5:28 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Roger Schewe

Larry & Jean Kaestner May 8 2022 8:37 PM

I first knew Roger in the early 80s at Lincoln Trail. Not only was the food always delicious, Roger was so kind to my friend and I who came in for pie several days per week after work.

In 2003, my friend and I were blessed to have Roger and Carol as our landlords. If there was ever a problem with anything, Roger and Carol would have it fixed within the day. We will miss seeing Roger work in the yard and his always pleasant personality. He is a soul who will be missed.

Our sympathy to Carol and their family.

Laura Kilby Blaes May 8 2022 3:30 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Roger Schewe

Laura Kilby Blaes May 8 2022 3:18 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Roger Schewe

Marvin and Carolyn Henry May 7 2022 11:47 PM

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