We are deeply sorry for your loss - the staff at Northern Peace Funeral Home
Roger Duane Fagerman, age 91, passed away peacefully on Saturday, May 28, 2022, in Walker, MN. Roger was born in Upsala, MN on October 3, 1930, the son of George and Frances (Oestriech) Fagerman.
Roger grew up and attended school in the Upsala until 1942 when he moved to Walker and finished school. Following school, he enlisted and served in the Army Air Corp, later known as the United States Air Force, from 1947 until his honorable discharged in 1951. Roger returned to work various jobs around the Minneapolis area which included tow truck driver, and a small appliance rebuilder until he got a job at Minnegasco for 16 years, where he became a service technician, then Worked at West Tonka Plumbing and Heating until he and Jan bought the gas station and laundry mat in Akeley for 7 years. In 1978 they moved to Walker where Roger would continue servicing, sales and installation of appliances in the community. He joined the Walker American Legion Post #134 and was a very proud member of the Civil Air Patrol for over 26 years. The Walker community will miss his gentleness and wisdom.
The family that Roger joins again are his parents, Francis and George Fagerman; daughters, Gwen Truax and Dawn Riga; and one daughter-in-law, Ruth Fagerman.
Those left behind to cherish Roger’s memory are his loving wife of 70 years, Janice Fagerman of Walker; sons, Jay (Terri) Fagerman of Walker, and Guy Fagerman of Zimmerman; brother, Owen Fagerman of Hackensack; grandchildren, Shaun Truax, Jerad (Paige) Fagerman, Jalyn Fagerman, and Jamie (Jameson) Fagerman; and 3 great-grandchildren, Miley Fagerman, Gunner J. Fagerman, and Samantha Prose.
A celebration of Roger’s life will be held at 1:45 p.m., Saturday, June 4, 2022, with a one-hour visitation prior to service and Military Honors accorded by the Walker American Legion Post #134 honor guard, held at the Northern Peace Funeral Home in Walker. Pastor Matthew McWaters will officiate. Honorary urn bearers are Jay Fagerman, Guy Fagerman, Shaun Truax, Jerad Fagerman, Darin Fagerman, Doug Fagerman, Brad Fagerman and Gary Fagerman. Interment will be held in Evergreen Cemetery, Walker at a later date.
Roger’s care has been entrusted to the Northern Peace Funeral Home of Walker, MN. Online condolences for the family may be left at www.northernpeace.com