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Roger Saf, 68, of Lincoln NE


Roger Saf age 68 passed away Thursday, March 30, 2017 at home after an 8 week battle with cancer.

He was born on September 13, 1948 in Omaha, NE to William and Joan Saf and was the youngest of three children. He graduated from Oakland High School in Oakland, NE and went on to attend Peru State College and the University of Nebraska.

He married Laura Fredericks on May 7, 1977 at First United Methodist Church in Norfolk, NE and became a much loved member of her family.

He was a talented athlete. During high school, college and throughout his life he enjoyed playing a variety of sports especially golf, baseball and football.

He was very proud of being a farm boy and loved the early mornings, the outdoors, taking care of his yard & home, physical fitness, the Nebraska Cornhuskers, the Kansas City Royals and spending time with Laura and his many friends. He loved his country and thoroughly enjoyed keeping up with political world. He had a wonderful sense of humor and was a “people person” who always said he’d never met a stranger. He possessed a gift of making everyone felt important. He was a man of faith. Throughout his life he faced each new day with zeal. His Christian faith led him through his short journey with cancer fearlessly with grace and acceptance.

He enjoyed a 34 year career in the promotional products industry with Halo Branded Solutions and was a gifted salesman who considered all his many customers, his friends.

He was preceded in death by his mother Joan Saf, father Bill Saf, and brother Ronald Saf. He is survived by his wife Laura and sister Sharon Sheehan of Fresno, CA and a wealth of friends.

VISITATION

Wednesday April 5th
12:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Butherus, Maser and Love Funeral Home4040 A Street
Lincoln, NE 68510

FUNERAL SERVICE

Thursday April 6th
10:30 AM
Christ Lutheran Church4325 Sumner St.
Lincoln, NE 68506

VISITATION

Thursday April 6th
5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Pelan Funeral Services Oakland310 South Charde Avenue
Oakland, NE 68045

GRAVESIDE SERVICE

Friday April 7th
11:00 AM
Westside CemeteryOakland, Nebraska 68045

IN LIEU OF FLOWERS

Memorials are suggested to the Friends of Oakland Foundation or Christ Lutheran Church in Lincoln.

Roger Saf

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I am a graduate of Northeast Community College with a degree in journalism. I am married to Jeff Gilliland. We have two grown children, Justin and Whitney and four grandchildren, Grayce, Grayhm, Charli and Penelope. I will be covering Lyons, Decatur, Bancroft and Rosalie and am hoping to expand my horizons as time progresses!

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