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Roar Nesseth

June 21, 1949 — April 13, 2014

Roar Mitchell Nesseth, age 64 of Cannon Falls, died unexpectedly on Sunday afternoon, April 13, 2014 at Regions Hospital in St. Paul. Roar was born on June 21, 1949 in St. Paul, the son of Herman and Val (Lother) Nesseth. He graduated from Kellogg High School and went to serve with the US Navy from 1969-71. He married Virginia Svien on September 11, 1971. He was employed at Spectro Alloys for 28 years. He loved his motorcycle, and lived to ride! He is survived by his wife of 43 years, Virginia; children, Marcy (Steve) Zimmerman of Northfield and Paul of Burnsville; grandson, Kyle and Chris Zimmerman; mother, Val of St. Paul; sisters and brother, Ness (Jim) Schumacher of Vadnais Heights, Lissa (Jim) Hackman of Oakdale, Byron of St. Paul and Bonnie Nesseth of Wanamingo; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his father, Herman. A special thanks to the Cannon Falls Paramedics, Life Link and staff at Regions Hospital for your dedicated service and care for Roar. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, April 16 from 5-8 p.m. at Our Saviour's Ev. Lutheran Church, Cannon Falls. Funeral will be on Thursday at 11 a.m., with visitation from 10-11 a.m., at the church. Interment with military honors will be at a later date at Fort Snelling National Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be Paul, Justin and Brandon Nesseth, Jason Schumacher, Jeremy Hackman, David Nesseth, Byrl Johnson and Joe Lopez.

Funeral Home: Lundberg Funeral Home 5839 Hwy 19 Blvd Cannon Falls, MN US 55009

Previous Events

Graveside Service
Monday, April 14, 2014
Fort Snelling National Cemetery

7601 - 34th Ave S
Minneapolis, MN 55450

Wednesday, April 16, 2014
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Our Saviour's Ev. Lutheran Church

30370 Hardwood Way
Cannon Falls, MN 55009

Thursday, April 17, 2014
11:00 AM
Our Saviour's Ev. Lutheran Church

30370 Hardwood Way
Cannon Falls, MN 55009

with visitation from 10-11 am at church

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