May 24, 2024

Roger Speer  
Age: 64
Died: Wednesday, April 27, 2016 at St. Luke’s Hospital of Kansas City in Kansas City, MO
Born: August 11, 1951 in Garden City
Parents: Lloyd Clayton & Amanda Blanche (Franz) Speer
Marriage: To Colleen Kay Burris on June 19, 1979 in Tucumcari, NM

Roger was raised in Dighton where he graduated from high school in 1970. He was the youngest of 11 children. Roger farmed and did custom harvesting. He was a natural mechanic and did the repair work on his machinery. In his spare time Roger enjoyed being with his family. They fished, went boating and pheasant hunting. Family reunions were held yearly at his farm as he enjoyed being with his large extended family. Roger is preceded in death by his parents, 1 son, Bruce Speer, 4 brothers, Giles, Paul, Charles & Keith Speer and 1 sister, Berdyna Wheeler.

Survivors: Wife Colleen Speer Dighton
2 Sons Peter & Lauren Speer Lee’s Summit, MO
Chris Paine Los Angeles, CA
2 Daughters Jasmine & Logan Hurlbut Hutchinson
Annie Gough Denver, CO
3 Brothers Jarold Speer Dighton
Gerald Speer Garden City
Delmar Speer Dighton
2 Sisters Wanda King Glen Elder
LaVona Perkins Blue Springs, MO
2 Grandchildren Jenna Speer & William Speer

Funeral Service: 1:30 p.m. Monday, May 2, 2016
Place: United Methodist Church in Dighton
Minister: Rev. Berniece Ludlum
Burial: Dighton Memorial Cemetery
Memorials: Roger Speer Memorial Fund in care of Boomhower Funeral Home of Dighton
Calling Hours: Noon to 8:00 pm Sunday at Boomhower Funeral Home

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