Roger Berggren

Roger Berggren


Dates

March 24, 1969 - April 27, 2024

Obituary

Roger Berggren, 55, of Sioux Falls formerly of Mitchell, SD, passed away Saturday, April 27, 2024, at Dougherty Hospice House in Sioux Falls. Burial will be at Walsburg Cemetery in Leonardville, KS.

Roger Martin Berggren was born on March 24th, 1969, to father Ralph and mother Jacqueline. 

As a boy, Roger was a member of the Boy Scouts, Troop 246, in Mitchell, South Dakota and was an active member of New Home Lutheran church, where his dad was pastor and his mom directed the choir.

Roger attended school in Mitchell where he was active in the music program. Roger was a member of the Star of Indiana drum and bugle corps from 1986-1989, marched in the University of South Dakota’s marching band, and earned a bachelor’s degree in music education. Roger was a music teacher in Winner, SD and led the hornline with the Governaire’s Drum and Bugle corps in the 1990’s.

Roger’s career in information systems began when Gateway Computers opened in Sioux Falls and took an interview with his college friend. As a young professional, Roger would work the phones as a computer tech at night and take Microsoft Certification classes during the day. 

Roger worked at Gateway 2000, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of MN, and eventually at CCC Information Systems.

Roger enjoyed building computers and video games, riding his Harley Davidson, shooting sports, cars and tinkering. He was a devoted dog owner and was known throughout his neighborhood as Rocky’s human.

Roger is survived by his mother, Jacqueline, and brothers, Richard of Golden Valley, MN and Paul of Redwood Falls, MN.

He was preceded in death by his father Ralph.




Cemetery

Walsburg Cemetery
Leonardville, KS


Posted by Leah Kornmann on June 4, 2024
He is forever in my heart, a kind and generous man who was loved much more then he understood. Rest in Peace my friend.
Posted by Tom on May 10, 2024
Condolences to his family and I'm sorry for your loss. Roger was a excellent co-worker and teacher. Rest in peace and thank you for your contributions!
Posted by Don and Leanne Bradwisch on May 8, 2024
So sad to hear of Roger’s passing. He and brother Rich were in music activities with our son in high school. Many good memories of them together. My heart and love goes out to all the family and continued prayers. ❤️🙏
Posted by Jeff Schrunk on May 7, 2024
Miss you so much Roger. Rest in peace. You were a good friend and I will always remember you.
Posted by Erica Ihnen on May 7, 2024
I will miss our conversations and am so very thankful to have known you. You are truly one of a kind and the world is a lesser place without you in it.
Posted by Andrea Eisenberg on May 6, 2024
I am thankful to have known Roger, both as a co-worker and a friend. He will be missed greatly.
Posted by Donald and Donna Tolberg on May 4, 2024
Jackie we are so sorry to hear about your loss our prayers are with you and family. He is resting in the arms of Jesus and no longer in pain. Peace to all of you.
Posted by Sandy Will McIlravy on May 3, 2024
A talented soul. In high school he was never at a loss for a smile. Prayers to all!
Posted by Ron High Rock on May 3, 2024
I'm a friend amd former band student if Mr. Berggren. My condolences to his family.
Posted by Sam Huewe on May 3, 2024
RIP Roger. Good guy gone way too soon
Posted by Gentry Berger on May 3, 2024
May God be with you Rog, Karri and I will miss your warm smile and laugh. Our prayers to the family.
Posted by Karin Munson on May 2, 2024
My sincere condolences to his family and friends. Roger was a true gem and dear friend.
Posted by Nancy Peterson Dennis on May 2, 2024
When I think of Roger the first thing that comes to my mind is him standing outside in the backyard playing his trumpet. Living next door to the Berggren boys is a memory I will never forget. Games of baseball, hide and seek and both he and Richard hitting golf balls in our yard because it was big enough to do so. May the Lord Bless Richard, Paul and the rest of the family as they go through this time.
Posted by Brooke Carlson on May 1, 2024
So sorry to hear this. Sending prayers for peace to Paul and the rest of the family. 😔
Posted by Kevin Koker on May 1, 2024
May God surround the Berggren family with his comforting presence. Rest in peace my friend.
Posted by Jeff and Mary Gemar on May 1, 2024
We are so very sorry. Love to the family
Posted by Paul Geppert on May 1, 2024
May you rest in peace, Roger. Continued prayers for healing for the Berggren family! Amen.
Posted by Greg and Lea Joy Geppert on May 1, 2024
Our thoughts and prayers are with you, Jackie, and Richard🙏🏻
Posted by Mike Brinker on May 1, 2024
Sorry for your loss. Rest in peace
Posted by Farah Margallo Friedrichsen on May 1, 2024
Prayers to your family. So sorry for your loss. 🙏🏽
Posted by Tim and Karen Harrington on May 1, 2024
Jackie and family, so sorry to hear this. Let the Lord carry you during the days ahead! ❤️
Posted by Betty Plowe on May 1, 2024
My heart goes out to you, each one, Jackie, Richard, Paul and families. I'm so very sorry for your loss.
Posted by Jeff Hanson on May 1, 2024
Rest in peace my dear friend. Prayers to Jackie, Rich and Paul 🙏
Posted by Charlie and Darlene Bailey on May 1, 2024
Prayers to the family Sorry for your loss Rest in Peace Roger
Posted by Susan Kiepke on May 1, 2024
I am so very sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers for you all.
Posted by Tom and Roberta McEntee on May 1, 2024
So very sorry for the loss of Roger. God bless you and your family.
Posted by Britt Bruner on May 1, 2024
So, so sorry to hear this! He was a great man! God’s Peace to his family.
Posted by Bridgit on April 30, 2024
I’m crushed and I cannot even imagine your loss. Roger was my best, my absolute best. I am so sorry.
Posted by Janice & Doug Johnson on April 30, 2024
Our thoughts, and prayers to Jackie, Richard and Paul and families! May God's peace be with you 🙏
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