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Roger Dale Abrahamson
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Birth: Feb. 2, 1929
Phelps County
Nebraska, USA
Death: Dec. 3, 2009
Phelps County
Nebraska, USA

Roger Dale Abrahamson, of rural Funk, Nebraska, departed this life and entered The Eternal Home on December 3, 2009 at his home southeast of Funk, Nebraska. Roger was born February 2, 1929 on the family farm, southeast of Funk, Nebraska in Phelps County, Nebraska, the youngest of three children born to Wilhelm and Ethel (Johnson) Abrahamson. He was baptized on March 31, 1929 by Pastor John A. Johns and confirmed on June 20, 1943 by Pastor Rudolph H. Anderson at the Fridhem Lutheran Church in Funk.

Roger received his primary education at rural school District #18 in Phelps County and graduated from Holdrege (Nebraska) High School with the class of 1946. Following his education, Roger engaged in farming with his father and brother. On November 21, 1953 he was united in marriage to Margery Youngquist and to this union four daughters were born: Joyce, Janice, Harriet and Wendy. The family continued to make their home on the family farm southeast of Funk, where Roger was born and where his life also came full circle with his passing on December 3, 2009. His life was centered around farming and Roger loved the labor of the land his entire working career.

Roger was a member of the Bethel Lutheran Church, of Holdrege, Nebraska where he was involved in many capacities. As a youth he enjoyed playing Legion Baseball and football for Holdrege, Nebraska. He loved to attend his grandchildren's activities, sporting events and programs. Throughout the years, Roger had many friendship bonds formed playing cards and having coffee at the Coffee Cup Café in Funk. He was an avid New York Yankees fan.

He leaves to mourn his passing his wife, Margery Abrahamson of rural Funk, Nebraska; daughters: Janice Abrahamson of Axtell, Nebraska, Harriet Reese and her husband, Tim, and Wendy Skallberg and her husband, John all of Holdrege, Nebraska; sister-in-law, Laurene Abrahamson of Holdrege, Nebraska; brothers-in-law: Carroll Hanson of Holdrege, Nebraska and Rodney Youngquist and his wife, Donna of Lincoln, Nebraska; and a host of relatives and friends.

Roger was welcomed into The Heavenly Home by his parents, Wilhelm and Ethel Abrahamson; daughter, Joyce Ann Abrahamso; brother, Paul Wilhelm Abrahamson; sister and brother-in-law, Anna Louise "Violet" Grove and E. "Dale" Grove; and sister-in-law, Marlene Hanson. 
Family links: 
  Wilhelm Abrahamson (1888 - 1967)
  Ethel Louise Johnson Abrahamson (1891 - 1956)
  Margery Youngquist Abrahamson*
  Joyce Ann Abrahamson (1954 - 1977)*
  Anna Louise Abrahamson Grove (1912 - 2006)*
  Paul Wilhelm Abrahamson (1920 - 2001)*
  Roger Dale Abrahamson (1929 - 2009)
*Calculated relationship
Prairie Home Cemetery
Phelps County
Nebraska, USA
Plot: G 58A
Created by: CPR
Record added: Dec 04, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 45105996
Roger Dale Abrahamson
Added by: Greg Kelso
Roger Dale Abrahamson
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Roger Dale Abrahamson
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 Added: Jun. 22, 2010

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