Drossart, Roger C.
Roger C. Drossart, 82, Green Bay, died Tuesday, January 14, 2014. He was born on February 28, 1931 in Green Bay to the late Raymond and Marie (Rasmussen) Drossart. Roger attended St. Philip Grade School and graduated from Central Catholic High School in Green Bay. He then enlisted in the U.S. Navy in 1949 and was stationed on the USS Midway, which at that time was the largest aircraft carrier in the U.S. fleet. Roger received his honorable discharge in 1950. He was then called back to active duty in 1952 during the Korean War and served on the USS Strong until his honorable discharge in 1953. On January 12, 1957 he married Betty Zuidmulder. In 1954, he started working at Proctor and Gamble as a machine operator until his retirement in 1991. Roger loved taking trips up north and spending time with family. He enjoyed hunting and fishing, especially with his granddaughter at Lily Lake. Roger was a member of the VFW Post 9677 in Bellevue. He was a quiet man who was kind and had a lot of love in his heart.
He is survived by his wife, Betty; daughter-in-law, Sara (Chuck) Clover; granddaughter, Daphne Drossart; brothers, Daniel (special friend, Barbara Deshambo) Drossart; Patrick (Susan) Drossart; nieces, Michelle (Neil) Baldwin; Dawn (Joe) Giesbers; Hope (Cher) Her; nephew, Kirk (Heather) Drossart; and many other relatives and friends.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, Steven Drossart; sister-in-law, Ruby Drossart.
Friends may call at St. Philip Catholic Church, 312 Victoria St., on Monday from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Funeral Mass 10:30 a.m. Monday at the church with Rev. Larry Canavera officiating. Entombment in the Shrine of the Good Shepherd Mausoleum. Proko-Wall Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be expressed at www.prokowall.com.
In lieu of other expressions of sympathy, a memorial fund is being established.
The family would like to thank the nurses and staff at Bornemanns Nursing Home, Bellin Hospital and Unity Hospice for all of the special care and consideration. Also a special thank you to Sylvia!
Proko Wall Funeral Home
1630 East Mason Street Green Bay, WI 54302
Published in Green Bay Press-Gazette from Jan. 16 to Jan. 19, 2014