Roger Thomas Krkland (1946 - 2018)

  • "Vanette, I'm sorry to hear about the loss of your husband...."
    - Chrissy Duran
  • "I was so saddened to hear of this news, I played softball..."
    - Peter McEntee
  • "Vanette, I am so saddened to hear of Roger's passing. I..."
    - Sharen Cornils (Kochie)
  • "Vanette, I am so sorry for your loss. I think I spoke with..."
    - David Whitten
  • "I am so sorry for your loss. May you receive strength and..."
    - R N

Kirkland, born Dec 8, 1946, passed away on Tue, July 24 while practicing his swing at the golf course. He is survived by his wife, Vanette, with whom he celebrated their 50th anniversary in March and sons Garrett, Aaron and Spencer and their wives, 6 grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild. His story telling and sarcastic barbs will be missed by former colleagues from Sac City Unified where he taught PE for over 30 years, golfing buddies and the many friends he made playing softball, basketball and tennis. Please celebrate his life with his family on Sat, Aug 25 at 5 pm at the family house in Galt. Please donate to Roger Kirkland Memorial Scholarship on GoFundMe.
Published in The Sacramento Bee from Aug. 8 to Aug. 10, 2018