Roger Shay, 62, passed away peacefully on Sunday, September 2, 2018 after a 15 month courageous battle with cancer.
Visitation will take place on Wednesday, September 5 at Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Sioux Falls, SD from 5:30-7:30 p.m. A short prayer service and time of memories will take place at 7:30 p.m. A Celebration of Life will be held on Friday, September 7, 2018 10:30 a.m. at United Methodist Church, Ethan, SD with burial to immediately follow the service at the Ethan Cemetery. The family invites guests to join them for fellowship and lunch at noon at the Ethan Legion Hall.
Survivors include his wife Donna (Riggs) Shay; daughters Jillian (Alex) Augustad, Jenna (Reid) Knutson; mother, Dixie Shay; four grandchildren, three brothers, 24 brother and sister in laws; 45 nieces and nephews, many great nieces and nephews; a number of dear friends, and extended family.
In lieu of flowers memorial can be directed to the family to establish a memorial in Roger's name.