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T.G. McCarthy Funeral Home

329 Goodnight Ave, Pueblo, CO

OBITUARY

Roger Dean Gonnerman

December 1, 1933May 16, 2020

Roger Dean Gonnerman of Pueblo, CO passed away at home surrounded by his family on May 16th, 2020 at the age of 86. Roger was born on December 1st, 1933 in Sibley, Iowa to Jacob Gonnerman and Emma Trosowksy. Roger moved to Pueblo at age 18 to work at the steel mill and married the love of his life, Grace Dominguez on February 9th, 1957. Roger was passionate about sports; he enjoyed football, Nascar racing, and coaching youth basketball. Roger loved the outdoors and spent time hunting and fishing. He also spent many enjoyable weekends with his wife Grace in Las Vegas where you could find him at the crap table. He enjoyed watching the stock market and talking stocks with his grandkids. Most of all, Roger loved to tell stories. He always had words of wisdom, a story about the farm, or a tale of an epic accident. His grandkids will remember him by his jokes, tall tales, laughter, and wisdoms. He is preceded in death by his son-in-law Mark VanDyke and numerous brothers and sisters. Roger is survived by his loving wife, Grace Gonnerman; five children Brenda (Chris) Moncrieff, Roger Dean (Barbara) Gonnerman Jr., Karen (Joe) Polito, Deana VanDyke, and Chad (Reahanna) Gonnerman; seven grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

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  • Roger is survived by his loving wife, Grace Gonnerman; five children Brenda (Chris) Moncrieff, Roger Dean (Barbara) Gonnerman Jr., Karen (Joe) Polito, Deana VanDyke, and Chad (Reahanna) Gonnerman; seven grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

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Barbara Hart

May 23, 2020

So sad to read about Roger’s passing, Gracie. We loved how you regaled us with stories from your family, but especially about Roger at work. It was always clear that you had a strong and colorful family and that you enjoyed each other immensely. I know he’ll be missed.
Barb Hart

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