January 1, 1970 ~ October 11, 2008
Roger Hovelson Jr.
Fargo, North Dakota
Roger passed away on Saturday, October 11, 2008 at his home in Fargo at the age of 38.
Roger Hovelson was born on April 9, 1970, the son of Roger and Cheryl (Schmidt) Hovelson in Moorhead, MN. He grew up in Moorhead, was confirmed at Our Savior?s Lutheran Church and graduated from Moorhead High School. After his schooling Roger owned and operated Stonegate Kennel in Moorhead. He later worked for Qwest in St. Paul and Duluth, MN. Roger returned to Fargo and owned Preemohs Pets. He was currently employed by MeritCare HealthCare Accessories in Fargo.
Roger?s great loves in his life were his family, his friends, and animals. He always was finding animals that needed homes and provided them with much more. He bred Boxers and Persians and loved his pets dearly.
Roger is survived by his sister, Tammy (Brian) Monson of West Fargo, ND; his brother, Keith (Rhonda Heald) Dobler of Fargo; his step father, David LeRud of Fargo and his children David (Jesse) LeRud and Trisha (Dennis) Pickar and their families; his grandmother, Delores Olsen of West Fargo; his very special friend, Vicki Buesgens of Fargo; and several very special nieces and nephews. Also surviving are his step mother, Betty Hovelson of Tower City, ND; and brother, Cory Hovelson and his family.
Roger was preceded in death by his father, Roger Hovelson Sr.; and his mother, Cheryl LeRud.
MEMORIAL SERVICE: 2 PM Thursday, October 16, 2008 at Our Savior?s Lutheran Church in Moorhead
Arrangements entrusted to the care of Boulger Funeral Home in Fargo.
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