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Roger A. "Rusty" Elmer, 69, CPDR, passed away Tuesday morning after a short battle with cancer. He is survived by his beloved wife of 40 years, Karen, nee Johnson, and daughters Kristen (Tim) and Lauren; dear brother of Richard CPDR (Kyle) and the late Rocky CPDR (Barbara); fond brother-in-law to Deborah (Gary) Poynor; cherished uncle and friend to many. Born in Chicago as the eldest son of Doris (and the late Roger E.), he joined the police department in 1970 and served the later portion of his career as a sergeant in Bomb and Arson. Rusty loved his family, walking his dogs in the forest preserve and to travel. He spent his free time reading and was a long time board member of the Torske Klub. Memorial Service Saturday, March 3, 2018, 12 p.m. at Smith-Corcoran Funeral Home, 6150 N. Cicero Ave. Chicago. Visitation prior to service from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made in his name to the Cholangiocarcinoma Foundation or the Chicago Police Department Memorial Foundation. Info 773-736-3833 or visit Rusty's memorial at www.smithcorcoran.com
Published in a Chicago Tribune Media Group Publication on Feb. 25, 2018
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