Roger L. Nolte, 87, of Higginsville, died November 16th at the Meyer Care Center

He was born April 21, 1929 in Mayview to August W. and Esther M. (Knollenberg) Nolte.

He married Betty Ann Starkebaum on July 21, 1954 in Lexington, MO. She preceded him in death on August 15, 2004.

Roger was, first and foremost, a farmer. He also worked for Citizens Telephone Company for over 30 years as the outside plant supervisor.

He served in the Army during the Korean Conflict and was a lifetime member of the American Legion Post #223. He was also a lifetime member of the NRA and MU Alumni Assoc. He was a past Rotarian and past Higginsville Development Board member.

In addition to his parents and wife he is also preceded in death by:
brothers: Forest, Albert, Aubrey, Howard, Gene 
sister: Anna Schmidt.

He is survived by:  
Sons:       Roger Allen Nolte (Carolyn)        of Concord, NC
                Mark Nolte (Carol)                    of Lee’s Summit, MO
Brothers:  Byron Nolte                              of Columbus, OH
               David Nolte                               of Kansas City, MO

Sisters:    Juanita Wright                          of Mayview, MO
               Catherine Ennis                        of King, NC

5 Grandchildren      2 Great Grandchildren 

Funeral Services will be Tuesday, November 22nd at 11:00 am at Salem United Church of Christ, officiated by Dr. Tommy Faris

Visitation will be held prior to the funeral, starting at 9:30 am

Casket Bearers will be Trenton Nolte, Damon Nolte, Paul Nolte, Robert Nolte, William Nolte, Scott Wright

He will be buried at the Salem UCC Cemetery 

Memorials are suggested to the Salem Memorial Fund

Kaiser-Wiegers Funeral Home