Roger A. Chezem, 74, of Anderson, passed away on Feb. 13, 2018.
He was born Jan. 17, 1944, in Anderson, where he resided all of his life.
Roger graduated from St. Mary's High School. He served his country in the United States Army during the Vietnam War.
He worked for Delco Remy and retired in 2005 after 45 years of service.
He was a parishioner of St. Ambrose Catholic Church, and served as an usher. He was an avid outdoorsman who loved to fish and hunt. He also was highly involved with the Boy Scouts of America. Roger was a troop leader of Troop 301, and leader of Explorer Post 301. He was a recipient of The Silver Beaver Award.
Roger is survived by his loving wife of 43 years, Phyllis (Lenigar) Chezem; daughter, Michelle (Michael) Keller; and granddaughter, Emma Jean Keller. Also surviving are his siblings, Tom Chezem and Jo Ann Chezem; sisters-in-law, Elaine Chezem and Peggy Atterberry; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Raymond L. and Margaret Chezem; daughter, Elizabeth Anne Chezem; brother, Raymond A. Chezem; and sister-in-law, Mary Ann Chezem.
Visitation will be held Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018, from 2 to 8 p.m. at Loose Funeral Homes & Crematory, 200 W. 53rd St., Anderson.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be Monday, Feb. 19, 2018, at 10 a.m. at St. Ambrose Catholic Church with Monsignor Robert Sell III and Father Daniel Shine officiating.
Burial will take place in East Maplewood Cemetery, Anderson.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hunter Bollman Scholarship Fund, c/o PNC Bank, 1913 E. 53rd St., Anderson, IN 46013, Boy Scout Troop 301, c/o St. Ambrose Catholic Church or St. Vincent De Paul Society.
Published on February 16, 2018