ROGER D. BURLINGAME, 78, of Fremont, passed away on Thursday, May 29, 2014, at his home. He was a 1953 graduate of Fremont High School. He work ed for Steuben County REMC from 1966 to 1998, and retired as general manager, and was a lifetime farmer. He formerly served on the Steuben County Sheriff's Department Merit Board and Steuben County 4-H Fair Board. Survivors include his wife, Rose M. Burlingame of Fremont; two sons, Jeff (Lisa) Burlingame of Angola and Craig (Laura) Burlingame of Fremont; grandchildren, Alyssa (Adam) Blonde, Zachary Burlingame, Jordan Burlingame, Caitlin Burlingame (Leo Song), Audra Burlingame (Chad Martin), Evan Burlingame, Nicholas Burlingame, and Bailey Eberts; four great-grandchildren, Alivia, Alaina, Ariana Grace, and Alexis; and a brother, Loren (Sheryl) Burlingame of Union City, Mich. He was preceded in death by his parents, Ivan and Ruth Burlingame. Funeral service is 11 a.m. Monday, June 2, 2014, at Beams Funeral Home, with the Rev. Darin Hendrey officiating. Calling is from 3 to 6 p.m. Sunday, June 1, 2014, at the funeral home. Burial in Jamestown Cemetery, Fremont, Ind. Memorials to Fremont United Methodist Church; Fremont Masonic Lodge 210 F & AM; or to Steuben County Humane Society. Send condolences online at www.beamsfuneralhome.com
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Published in Fort Wayne Newspapers on May 31, 2014