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Roger Allen Doeden

February 14, 1943 January 31, 2019
Roger Allen Doeden
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Obituary for Roger Allen Doeden

Roger Allen Doeden, age 75, was born on February 14, 1943, in Worthington, MN, the son of George and Marion (Sachen) Doeden. He graduated from Worthington High School in 1961. Roger lived all of his life on the family farm. He farmed with his brother Larry and raised cattle and hogs. Roger was a member of Emmanuel United Methodist Church in Worthington and sang in the choir. He also served as the church treasurer for many years and currently was still in the position. Roger served on many boards over the years including Worthington Township, Nobles Cooperative Oil, and Farm Bureau.
On August 26, 2006, Roger married Norma Phipps at Emmanuel United Methodist Church. They then lived on the family farm. Roger passed away on Thursday, January 31, 2019, at the Sunset Hospice Cottage in Worthington, MN, after a short battle with cancer.
Roger is survived by his sister, Janice Sondergaard of Westbrook, MN; brother, Larry (Anne) Doeden of Worthington, MN; neice, Cheryl (Larry) Martinez of Worthington, MN; nephew, Jason (Fran) Sondergaard of Hope Mills, NC; great niece, Amanda Martinez; great nephews, Andrew and Nickolas Martinez; step children, Brian (Vanessa) Phipps of Hollyridge, NC, Brenda (Ben) Malloy of Cambria, MN, and step grandchildren, Blake Phipps, Charlanne Nichole Phipps, and Logan Malloy. He was preceded in death by his wife, Norma on May 25, 2018; his parents, George and Marion Doeden; brother-in-law, James Sondergaard, and nephew, Loren Sondergaard.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday, February 6, 2019, from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., at the Benson Funeral Home in Worthington, MN. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, February 7, 2019, at 10:30 a.m., at the First United Methodist Church in Worthington, MN, with Rev. Dr. Daren I. Flinck officiating. Casket bearers will be Jason Sondergaard, Andrew Martinez, Kevin De Smith, Randy Robinson, Jason Behrens, and Dave Vanderkooi. Burial will be in the Worthington Memorial Gardens Cemetery.
Benson Funeral Home in Worthington is in charge of the arrangements.

Previous Events

Visitation

Wednesday

6

Feb

5:00 PM 2/6/2019 5:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 2/6/2019 8:00:00 PM
Benson Funeral Home

1225 Ryans Road
Worthington, MN 56187

Benson Funeral Home
1225 Ryans Road Worthington 56187 MN
United States

Service

Friday

8

Feb

10:30 AM 2/8/2019 10:30:00 AM
First United Methodist Church

408 11th St
Worthington, MN 56187

First United Methodist Church
408 11th St Worthington 56187 MN
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Memorial Gardens Final Resting Place

29600 County Highway 35
Worthington, MN 56187

29600 County Highway 35 Worthington 56187 MN
United States
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