Roger Melland

A funeral service was held Friday, February 21, 2014, at the Brooks Funeral Home of Langdon for Roger Melland, 67, of Nekoma.

Posted on 2/20/14

He died February 17, 2014.

Interment at Silvesta Cemetery, Fairdale in the spring.

Roger was born October 18, 1946, at Devils Lake to Walter and Mae(Lee) Melland. He grew up in the Nekoma area where he attended country school and later school in Nekoma. He then joined the National Guard and served his country. He was an iron worker and loved working in Hawaii before becoming a lifelong farmer in the area. He had just recently moved into an apartment in Edmore.

Roger is survived by his mother Mae of Grand Forks; sisters: Luanne (Al) Fenger of Grand Forks, Vicki (Denny) Polikoff of Arvada, Colo., and Beverly (Jim) McBride of Omaha, Neb., and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his father, Walter and his brother, Randy Melland.

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Brooks Funeral Home of Langdon was in charge of arrangements.