Roger Paul Ladehoff
Roger Paul Ladehoff passed away on Sunday, June 8, 2014 at Southridge Nursing and Rehabilitation Center surrounded by his family. A Celebration of his life will be on Thursday, June 12, 2014 at Peace United Church of Christ in Gladbrook at 11:00 a.m. Family will greet friends prior to the service at 10:00 a.m. Memorials may be directed to the Peace United Church of Christ in Gladbrook.
Roger was the son of Alden and Alice Brumm Ladehoff. He was born on May 9, 1932 on a farm in Tama County near Gladbrook. His family later moved to a farm near Beaman where Roger grew up and later farmed that land until he retired in 2002. Roger graduated from Beaman High School in 1949 and he was a member of Peace United Church of Christ in Gladbrook and a chartered member of the Gladbrook Jaycees.
Roger married Nancy Anderson in 1963 and they were blessed with over 50 years of marriage. Together they raised five children: Kelly (Jim) Hoover of Beaman, Julie Winningham of Colorado, Mike (Kim) Ladehoff of Marshalltown, Jay (Claudia) Ladehoff of Virginia and Holly Riemenschneider of Marshalltown. Grandchildren: Brett Ladehoff, Alexis Hatch, Allison and Megan Riemenschneider and Kayla and Olivia Ladehoff along with many foster grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Roger loved his time working as a farmer on his families Century Farm. His ultimate enjoyment was raising their five children and attending the many activities of their grandchildren with Nancy. He enjoyed being part of their birthday group and spending quality time with their many friends.
Left to cherish his memory is his wife, children, grandchildren and his sister Peggy (Gerald) Ralston of Marshalltown along with many other relatives.