Roger D. Fether (1942 – 2014)

InMemoryRoger D. Fether, age 71 years, of Stryker, passed away Monday afternoon, November 10, 2014, at CHP Defiance Area In-Patient Hospice.  He was born December 22, 1942, at Wauseon, the son of Bernard and Virge (Hochstetler) Fether.  He graduated from Fayette High School in 1960.  He was a farmer and drove truck for 45 years, retiring from R&S Lines.  He enjoyed woodworking, gardening, and restoring an antique tractor.

He is survived by a son, Jeff of Stryker; a daughter, Lisa (Brian) Lazar of McKinney, TX; grandchildren, Daniel and Sydney Fether, Brynn and Lydia Lazar; his mother, Virge of Fayette; a brother, Gary (Betty) Fether of Fayette; a sister, Linda (Darle) Baker of Ohio City; several nephews; and his dog Harley.

He was preceded in death by his father.

Services will be held on Thursday at 11 AM at St. John Lutheran Church, the corner of Routes 6 & 66, with Pastor Jeff Corder officiating.  Interment will follow in St. John Lutheran Cemetery.  Friends may call at Short Funeral Home in Archbold from 5-8 PM on Wednesday.

The family suggests that memorials be given to CHP Defiance Area In-Patient Hospice.

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