Roger M. Fickau
O’FALLON – Roger M. Fickau, 75, of O’Fallon died at 10:23 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 22, 2009, at Protestant Memorial Medical Center in Belleville.
He was born July 19, 1934, in Mukwanago, Wis., the son of Martin and Pearl Blake Fickau. He married Elizabeth M. Rodgers on July 4, 1976; she preceded him in death on May 2, 2004.
Mr. Fickau, formerly of Springfield, worked as an animal caretaker at SIU School of Medicine. He was a veteran of the United States Army serving from 1952-1954.
Surviving are a son, Nicholas Fickau of O’Fallon; four sisters, Audrey Loka, Phyllis Patek and Joyce Welch, all of Wisconsin, and Jean Nelson of Minnesota; and several nieces and nephews.
A memorial gathering will be held from 5 – 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 28, 2009, at Staab Funeral Home
Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 29, 2009, at Oak Knoll Cemetery in Mukwanago, Wis.