Roar Mitchell Nesseth, 64, 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; grandsons, 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.
Arrangements by Lundberg Funeral Home, Cannon Falls. On-line condolences may be directed to www.lundbergfuneral.com.