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Obituary: DELIS, ROGER

Published: Monday, Oct. 20 2014 3:09 a.m. MDT

Roger G. Delis 1947 ~ 2011

Roger G. Delis passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family Aug 11, 2011 after a long, courageous battle with diabetes. Roger was born March 26, 1947 to Spero G Delis and Elaine Gehring. He was born in Murray, UT and attended Granite High School. He married Andrea Lee McCarty Sept 24, 1965. Their marriage was solemnized in the Salt Lake Temple in 1981. Together they had four daughters. After divorcing, Roger married LeeAnn Simmons Jan 30, 2000. Roger's passion was family, especially his grandchildren. He loved collecting guns, target shooting, working on antique cars, the mountains and picnics at the Spruces. Roger was an active member of the LDS church and enjoyed studying scriptures. Roger was an intelligent business man and entrepreneur. His witty and charismatic nature made an everlasting impression on those around him. He was famous for unique storytelling and jokes. Roger will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved him. He is survived by his wife LeeAnn, ex-wife Lee, daughters: Jodi (Mike) Quig, Tina (Matt) Kelling, Michelle (Alex) Scheaffer, Nicole (Cody) Williams, two brothers, one sister, 13 grandchildren - Marcus, Braeden, Victoria, Ethan, Courtney, Kailee, Linkoln, Donnivan, Damian, Airez, Tyler, Nicholas, Alexis and several nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by his parents, brother Ron, nephew Mathew. Funeral services will be held Thurs Aug. 18, 2011 at 1:00 p.m. at the Colony Ward 4251 S. 4800 W. The family will receive friends Wed Aug. 17, 2011 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Valley View Funeral Home 4335 W. 4100 S. and one hour prior to services on Thursday. Interment will be held at Valley View Memorial Park. Condolences may be sent to www.valleyviewfuneral.com