AMerican Veteran 11

Roger Leduc

December 11, 1929 ~ December 28, 2020 (age 91)

Obituary


Roger was born on December 11, 1929 in Holyoke, Massachusetts, the son of Antonio J Leduc and Rose (Blanch) Normandin.  He passed away December 28, 2020 at his home in Paw Paw.  
Roger grew up in in Massachusetts.  He served in the Army and was stationed at Fort Custer in Battle Creek.  Roger became a Sergeant First Class in the Regular Army and served in Korea along with both of Jackie's brothers, Charles & Mark.  While stationed at Fort Custer he met the love of his life, Jackie.  when he got lost looking for a dance in Gobles MI. They were married  on May 29, 1950; they recently celebrated 70 years of marriage. Dad followed Mom 20 days after her death and is now dancing with her in heaven. [https://youtu.be/FmUT_wxXdhU]

Jackie and Roger built multiple businesses, including Leduc & Son’s Builders and Leduc Blueberries. Dad worked hard to provide for his wife & seven children.  He took great joy being with family and friends, telling stories, & playing cribbage.

Roger is survived by his four sons, Roger C. (Lynn) Leduc, Robert (Denise) Leduc, Mark (Chris) Leduc and Joe (Chantel) Leduc; three daughters, Connie (Craig) Cooley, Terry (John) Kinch and Marianne (Andy) Baker; one sister Lorraine (Leduc) Higgins, 19 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren, three great-great grandchildren, along with many nieces and nephews. 
Roger was preceded in death by his parents, brothers Romeo, Rene, Paul, Oscar, and his sisters Theresa, Rita Delisle. 

Per Jackie and Rogers wishes, cremation has taken place. There will be no public services. They will be placed to rest at Fort Custer National Cemetery in the future. In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting donations be made to The Veteran's of Foreign Wars (vfwfundraising@vfw.org) or to Wings of Hope Hospice (Allegan).   

 

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Services

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Donations

The Veterans of Foreign War
Web: http://vfwfundraising@vfw.org

Wings of Hope Hospice
530 Linn Street, Allegan MI 49010
Tel: 1-269-686-8659
Email: bferry@wingsofhopehospice.com
Web: https://wingsofhopehospice.com/donate/

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