Funeral services for Roger W. Koebernick, 55, of Casa Grande, Ariz., and formerly of Fargo, ND, will be Saturday, November 13, 2021, at 2:00 p.m. at Faith Lutheran Church in Valley City. Roger passed away November 3, 2021, of COVID pneumonia.

Roger was born in Valley City to William H. and Betty Lou (Laidley) Koebernick on August 21, 1966, and was raised on the family farm at Rogers. He graduated from North Central of Barnes in 1985 and then went to college at Moorhead Vo-tech in 1986 for welding. After graduation he began employment at S-M Enterprises in Moorhead, Minn. He worked for them for 34 years. He was employed by Schuff Steel in Eloy, Ariz. from February 2021 until the time of his death. He married the love of his life, Mary Haak, on September 19, 1997. They made their home in Fargo and spent the last 25 years together. They moved to Arizona in August 2020 so they could ride their Harley year-round. They rode thousands of miles and have ridden in all 50 states. He was a very hard worker, was very talented, and could build anything needed out of steel. He enjoyed collecting John Deere and Harley-Davidson memorabilia, and you could always count on him to be the photographer as he loved to take pictures.

Grateful for having shared Roger’s life are his wife, Mary, of Casa Grande, Ariz.; two step-sons: Jason (Martina) Storm of Aberdeen, SD, and Joshua (Laney) Haak of Sioux Falls, SD; one step-granddaughter, Arawyn Jean Storm, of Aberdeen, SD; two sisters: Sheryl (Darryl) Smith of Rogers and Connie (Mike) Schrader of Langdon; one sister-in-law, Diane (Mike) Storm, of North Platte, Neb.; four nephews; three nieces; and two great-nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, William and Betty Koebernick; maternal grandparents, Roy and Sophia Laidley; paternal grandparents, Emil and Emma Koebernick; and father-in-law Willie Doerr.

The family requests no flowers.

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Oliver-Nathan Funeral Chapel of Valley City, ND. An online guestbook is available at

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