SPRINGFIELD – Roger M. Armbruster, 72, of Springfield, passed away Sunday, July 21, 2013, at St. John's Hospice, Springfield.
Roger was born August 28, 1940, in Springfield, the son of Walter C. and Helen (Mengel) Armbruster. Roger served four years in the U.S. Navy and retired in 2005 from SIU School of Medicine. He graduated in 1960 from Glenwood High School and was a member of Christ Episcopal Church. Roger married Sandra L. Britz on July 19, 1969, in Springfield.
He is survived by his wife, Sandra, of Springfield; children, Laura and Lance; brother, Bernard; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, July 24, 2013, at Christ Episcopal Church, 6th and Jackson St., Springfield, IL; visitation will be one hour before the services. Burial will follow in Camp Butler National Cemetery with military rites. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to Christ Episcopal Church.
The Armbruster family is being served by the Moran & Goebel Funeral Home and Cremation Services, honored provider of Veterans Funeral Care, 2801 N. Monroe St., Decatur, IL 62526. Condolences and memories may be shared at www.moranandgoebel.com.