Roger Victor, 73, of Wayne, died Tuesday, May 21, 2019 at his farm home near Wayne.
Graveside services with military rites will be held Wednesday, May 29 at 11 a.m. at Greenwood Cemetery in Wayne. The Rev. Michael Buchhorn will officiate. Visitation will be held Tuesday, May 28 from 5 to 7 p.m. at Hasemann Funeral Home in Wayne with family present.
Memorials may be directed to the Wayne County Veterans Memorial.
Arrangements are with Hasemann Funeral Home in Wayne.
Roger Terry Victor was born April 25, 1946 in Wayne to Marvin Henry and Irene Freda (Wacker) Victor. He grew up on a farm near Wayne and attended Country School District #47. In 1964 he graduated from Wayne High School and then attended Wayne State College. Roger entered the United States Army during the Vietnam War, serving from 1969 to 1970. He farmed near Wayne after his father retired and later worked for Michael Foods in Wakefield. Roger lived on an acreage south of Wayne for several years. In the spring of 1986 he began working at Wayne Grain and Feed as a Maintenance Manager, retiring in 2013. During his retirement years, Roger traveled back and forth from Sioux Falls and Lincoln visiting family and catching all the movies that interested him along the way. He was an avid collector of sports cars and a model railroad enthusiast.
Survivors include his daughter, Angie Kanter of Lincoln; granddaughters, Kourtnie Stenwall, Ashlyn Kanter and Addison Kanter; sister, Judy Gearhart of Sioux Falls, S.D.; brother, Kevin Victor of Laurel; niece, Kelly Gearhart; nephew, Blake Gearhart; great nephew, Chase Gearhart; and many fellow car collector and model railroading friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Varner; grandparents; aunts and uncles.
Pallbearers will be family and friends.