Roger A. Hill, 73, of Roland, died Nov. 28, 2017, at Mary Greeley Medical Center in Ames. Funeral services will be Friday, Dec. 1, at 1:30 p.m. at Salem Lutheran Church in Roland. Burial will follow in the Roland Cemetery.


Roger was born on Jan. 11, 1944, in Story City to Walter M. and Blanche E. (Risdal) Hill. He married Marcia Nordeen on Sept. 10, 1966. Roger farmed and also worked at 3M in Ames. He was a lifetime resident of the Roland area and a member of Salem Lutheran Church. He enjoyed hunting and fishing and was known for his wildlife photography. His family was important to him and he especially enjoyed going to his grandchildren’s activities.


He is survived by his wife Marcia of Roland; a daughter, Christine (Douglas) Clark of Zearing; a son, Erick (Stacie) Hill of Zearing; five grandchildren, Taylor, Caitlan, Connor, Lauryn and Jenna; three brothers, Jerry Hill of Roland, Ralph (Denise) Hill of Sioux Falls, S.D., and Randy (Julie) Hill of McCallsburg; and three sisters, DeAnn Sailsbury of Davenport, Bonnie Lescaleet of Fayetteville, N.C., and Colleen (Douglas) Smith of Waukee.


He was preceded in death by his parents.


Visitation will be Thursday from 5 to 7 at p.m. Salem Lutheran Church in Roland. In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established in his name.


Soderstrum Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements.