Roger E. Kiihn

Roger E. Kiihn, age 87 of Tracy, passed away Wednesday, December 13, 2023 at Prairie View Senior Living in Tracy. Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Monday, December 18, 2023 at Tracy Lutheran Church in Tracy. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at church. Interment will be in the Tracy City Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, his family is requesting gifts for Hospice of Murray County in Slayton where they provided love and support with his family at his side for his homecoming to heaven. Online condolences may be sent at www.stephensfuneralservice.com. Stephens Funeral Service – Tracy Area Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.

Roger Eugene Kiihn was born on February 25, 1936 to Gustave and Elma (Helgeland) Kiihn in Frost, MN. He attended Bricelyn High School and later Ellendale College in Ellendale, ND. Roger was married to Eunice Merkel in 1958 and they relocated to Westbrook where he taught Industrial Arts, along with raising his children on the farm outside of Dovray. Roger also enjoyed coaching sports in Westbrook and Chandler-Lake Wilson school districts. Roger’s hobbies included restoring cars and farm machinery. After he retired, he moved to Tracy where he loved hosting children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Roger found solace in his faith and was an active member of Tracy Lutheran Church. He weathered life’s storms with grace. He loved spending time with his family and creating lasting bonds with his beloved grandchildren. Roger will be dearly missed but his legacy of love and fortitude will live on in our memory.

Roger is preceded in death by his parents and daughter Rogann. He is survived by his children: Robin (Theresa) of Minnetonka, Jay (Beth) of Tracy, and Penny (Dean) Wyffels of Cottonwood; grandchildren: Elijah, Ezra (Kat), Kristy (Zach), Brittany, Brianna (Trevor), Eric (Abby), Hannah (Mike), and Maddi (Cody); & 9 great-grandchildren.