Obituary: Roger Louis Pentzien

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Roger Louis Pentzien, 95, died on April 25, 2015, in Omaha, NE. Roger was elected President of the PLCA in 1980 and became an Honorary Member of the Association in 1992. He was also a World War II combat veteran who distinguished himself as a Combat Engineer Unit Commander earning the Silver Star Medal, the Bronze Star Medal with the Oak Leaf Cluster   (for second award) and attained the rank of Major. In 1950 he joined his father, Louis I. Pentzien, in founding Pentzien Inc. and in 1962 succeeded his father as President of the company. He was preceded by his mother, Della his father Louis, and his sister, Margie Sharpe. He has a surviving sister, Kelly Meehan (husband, Edward). In 2005 his wife, June died. He has two sons, Roger Jay Pentzien, M.D. (wife, Evelyn), Robe  Alan Pentzien (wife,  Linda) and one daughter Kay Adele Pentzien (husband, Patrick Thompson). Nine grandchildren and two great-grandchildren also survive him. A memorial service was held at the First United Methodist Church at 72nd and Cass Streets in Omaha, NE 68162, on Saturday, May 2, 2015 at 1:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, it  is  respectfully  requested  that donations be made to the Mid-America Council of the Boy Scouts of America, 12401 West Maple Road, Omaha, NE 68164 and Telephone (402) 431-9272.