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Roger Lynn Gamertsfelder
1942 2024

Roger Lynn Gamertsfelder

November 19, 1942 — June 11, 2024

Dayton, OH


Roger Lynn Gamertsfelder, 81, of Dayton, passed away on Tuesday, June 11, 2024, at Miami Valley Hospital. He was born on November 19, 1942 in Sidney, Ohio.

He is preceded in death by his beloved wife, Linda Gamertsfelder (2023) and his cousin Janet Houk (2023), among others. Roger was the last known living relative in his family.

Roger is survived by numerous friends of both his late wife Linda as well as of his. 

Roger was a graduate of Sidney High School, received his bachelor’s degree from Murray State University in Kentucky, and was a U.S. Navy Veteran, serving from 1961 to 1965 during which time he served on the USS Neptune. Roger was also a US Air Force Reserves Veteran from 1972 to 1974. Roger also worked many years after his military service as a security officer at Grandview Hospital in Dayton. Roger enjoyed fishing, sail boats, and shared a love for the many dogs that Linda and he shared over the years. Roger will be deeply missed by all who knew him.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Ohio Patriot Guard Riders. The Patriot Guard Riders is a 100% Volunteer, federally registered 501(c)(3) non-profit organization which ensures dignity and respect at memorial services, providing Honor Escorts and honoring Fallen Military Heroes, First Responders, and honorably discharged Veterans (

Roger’s cremated remains and final resting place will be with his wife at Miami Memorial Park in Covington, Ohio.

We hope those who would like to honor him will find a quiet time to remember who he was in your life. In lieu of a public funeral service, individual families or friends are encouraged to have their own private memorial.

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