Roger Raymond Liesener, 88


Roger Raymond Liesener of the Town of Jackson passed away at his residence on Tuesday Jan. 7, 2014, at the age of 88 years.

Roger was born in the town of Jackson on May 19, 1925, to the late Paul and Louise (nee Kasten) Liesener and married Martha (nee Ward) on June 12, 1948, at Capitol Drive Lutheran Church in Milwaukee.

Roger was born, lived and farmed his whole life on the family farm in the Town of Jackson were he passed away. He was a long time active member at Davidís Star Evangelical Lutheran Church in Jackson.

He is survived by his wife, Martha, of town of Jackson; children Kenneth (Elizabeth) of Belgium, Diane (Jim) Rodd of Nekoosa, Lois (Thomas) Van Cleave of Puyallup, Wash., Raymond (Linda) of Jackson, Carol (Walter) Guhl of Cedarburg, Dale (Kim) of Campbellsport and Dave (Dawn) of Jackson; a sister, Mabel Rusch; a brother, Donald (Nancy) Liesener; and brother-in-law Willard (Barbara) Ward. He is further survived by 21 grandchildren, five great grandchildren, other relatives and friends.

Roger was preceded in death by a grandson, Joseph, a brother, Delwyn, a sister-in-law, Estella Dirk, and a brother-in-law, Elmer Rusch.

Memorial service will be held on Saturday, Jan. 18, at 1 p.m. at Davidís Star Evangelical Lutheran Church, 2740 Davidís Star Drive, Jackson.

Memorials to Davidís Star Evangelical Lutheran Church or Kettle Moraine Lutheran High School appreciated.

For online condolences please go to www.muellerfuneralhome.com.

Mueller Funeral Home & Crematory Cedarburg assisted the family with arrangements.