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Friday, October 6, 2023
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Roger Ray Lobdell, 85, of Coeur d’Alene, Idaho passed away peacefully with his loving wife by his side on Sept 11, 2023. Roger was born in Spokane, WA on Mar 8, 1938 to Stanley and Irene Lobdell.
Roger attended Newport High School. He joined the Navy and 4 years later, in 1959, Roger met the love of his life, Lillian Lobdell. They married in 1960 and had 5 sons: Rocky in Oct 1962, Scott in Apr 1964, Doug in Apr 1965, Anthony in Apr 1967 and Troy in Mar 1971.
Roger worked for the Bunker Hill Mining Company in Kellogg Idaho for several years and decided he wanted to spend more time with his family so he started a career as a Driver/Salesman at Snyder’s Bakery. He worked there until he retired in in 1994.
Roger and Lil primarily raised their boys in Coeur d Alene where he coached their sports teams and always brought the life to the party. He always had stories to share, was willing to devote his time and loved to go on adventures. His other hobbies included his favorite card game Pinochle, deer hunting, and riding his beloved Honda Valkyrie.
Roger is preceded in death by infant daughter LoriAnn Lobdell, sons Rocky Lobdell, and Scott Lobdell.
He is survived by his wife Lillian Lobdell, son Doug Lobdell (Monte), son Tony Lobdell, and son Troy Lobdell (Stacey). He also leaves behind 6 grandchildren: Rachel Plue, Colton Lobdell, Aubrey Lobdell, Trenten Lobdell, Cole Martin, and Analisa Martin. Plus 2 great grandchildren; Lilly and Kynlee Plue.
Services will be held at 6:00 pm on Friday Oct 6, 2023 at English Funeral Chapel. 1133 N 4th St Coeur D Alene, ID 83814.