Roger Allen Steil, Sr. 62, of Hiawatha, died Friday, October 12, 2012. Memorial Services: 10 a.m. Saturday, October 20, 2012, at Church of the King, Cedar Rapids, by Pastor Don Glazier. Roger and his wife, Sally will be laid to rest at Linwood Cemetery, Cedar Rapids, following the memorial service. Big Roger (Papa Bear) would have wanted everyone to come in casual clothing.
Survivors include his sons, Roger Steil Jr. and Clayton (Kelly) Steil; brother, Steve Steil; sisters, Rhonda Pins, Linda Cullor, Jolene Burken, and Gwen Edwards; grandchildren, Sheila, Sonny, Zach, Ysabell, Annabell, Mirabell, and Sarabell Steil; and a great grandson, Hayden.
Roger was born June 2, 1950, in Dubuque, Iowa, the son of Edward and Jean Ann (Coyle) Steil. On September 10, 1969, he married Sara "Sally" Steil in DeKalb, Illinois. Roger worked for Big Timber in Vinton, Iowa, for 15 years. Roger and Sally found great enjoyment being with their many grandchildren, and will be greatly missed by all.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife; and brother, Edward Steil Jr.
Memorials may be directed to Church of the King, 3750 F Avenue NW, Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52405.
Please sign the online guest book and share a memory about Roger at www.stewartbaxter.com.