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Roger A. Whiting

May 4, 1933 ~ April 18, 2018 (age 84)

 Roger Allan Whiting, 84, passed away in his home in Woodstock on April 18, 2018.

He was born May 4, 1933 in Woodstock, to Roger A. and Wanda (Chin) Whiting Sr.  He married Yvonne A. Cox on November 25, 1965 in McHenry.

He was proud to serve in the Army from 1953-56.  Upon his return from the service he started to work at Union Special in Huntley where he was employed his entire career.

Over the years Roger was a wonderful husband to his wife Yvonne and a loving father to his children.  He loved bowling, gardening, games of all sorts and especially family pizza parties where he was the pizza maker.   He enjoyed traveling and introduced his family to many adventures from Yellowstone to Mount Rushmore to the Statue of Liberty as well as the Smithsonian and the beaches of Florida.

He is survived by his children, Lucy (Fred) Krchak, Kathy (Al) Wille, Jan (Dan) Terilkowski, Joseph (Maureen) Whiting, Michele (Jason) Urquhart, Misty Whiting and Roger Whiting III; grandchildren, Amy, Katie, Courtney, Sarah, Michael, Chad, Haley, Jade, Allison, and Aubin; great grandchildren, Noah, Landon, Ryker, Amelia, Steven, Kaia, Imagine, Dominick, and Nolan.  He is also survived by his brother, Duane Whiting; as well as many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Yvonne; a sister, Lorraine Russell; and a beloved grandson, Andrew.

Family and friends will gather on Friday, April 20, 2018 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm at the Schneider Leucht Merwin & Cooney Funeral Home, 1211 N. Seminary Avenue, Woodstock. A funeral service will be held at 12:00 pm.  Interment will be in  the McHenry County Memorial Park Cemetery in Woodstock.

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