Roger Corning, 68 of Fall River, passed away Sunday, April 3, 2022. He was born January 11, 1954 in Portage, the son of Orville and Hazel (Linderwell) Corning.
Roger was united in marriage to Patricia Heidel December 9, 1972 in Wisconsin Dells. He dropped out of high school to join the Army. Roger served as a cobra helicopter mechanic from 1971 to 1974. He ended up completing his GED in Phoenix Arizona in 1978. Throughout the years, he has been employed with Kilbourn Machine, Dell Webb, the state of Arizona Veteran's Cemetery, Boehck Equipment, and the Famous Footwear Distribution Center.
Survivors include son Richard (Amanda) Corning; daughter-in-law Barb Corning; grandchildren Kyle Corning, Haille Mezera, Gabrielle (Sean) Lozano, and Kailey Corning; sisters-in-law Eleanor Corning and Janet Corning. He was preceded in death by his parents, wife; son Jason Corning; three sisters Arvilla (Robert) Dailey, Helen (Ralph) Crawford, and Marylou (Laverne) Janisch; three brothers Myrwyn, Donald, and Charles (Karen) Corning.
Memorial service with military honors will be held Saturday, April 30 at 10 AM at Grasse Funeral Home in Rio. Burial will follow at Fall River Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 9 AM until the time of service.
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