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Roger Irvin Liudahl

March 23, 1941 - September 10, 2021

Roger Irvin Liudahl of Anna, Texas passed away on September 10, 2021 in Denison, Texas at the age of 80. He was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota on March 23, 1941 to Irvin Melbourne and Amy Irene (Wright) Liudahl. Roger graduated from Central High School in Minneapolis in 1959.  He married Shirley Slechta on March 3, 1962.  They had three children, Kim, Brent and Shannon.

Roger had a long career in Real Estate Development and was a partner of Bill Sportsman Real Estate for over 25 years.  He was an avid outdoorsman. Roger enjoyed hunting, boating, and water skiing.  He was active in Ducks Unlimited and White Tails Unlimited.  Roger was a very gifted carpenter. He could build anything. Roger built three of the homes the family lived in and also built various projects for his family. 

Roger is survived by Shirley Liudahl; daughter, Kim Phillips and husband, Leeton of Saint Jo, Texas; son, Brent Liudahl and wife, Angela of Anna, Texas; daughter, Shannon Liudahl and John Wray of Gun Barrel City, Texas; brother, Dennis Liudahl of Minneapolis, Minnesota; grandchildren, Taylar and Trey Norman of Aubrey, Texas, Matthew Creecy of Sulphur Springs, Texas; and William Phillips and wife, Alli of Highland Village, Texas; great grandchildren, Sloan Phillips and Nathaniel Norman; 2 nephews,  and a host of other loving family and friends.

He is preceded in death by his parents, and grandparents.

A memorial service will be held at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, September 21, 2021 at the Ridgeview Memorial Park Pavilion, 2525 Central Expressway North Allen, Texas 75013.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Roger’s name to The Heard Natural Science Museum and Wildlife Sanctuary at www.heardmuseum.org/donate.

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Peace, love and prayers to all of you.
Chuck and Lynn Hall, September 16, 2021 I met Roger when he worked with Bill Sportsman. I was so honored when Roger allowed me to be his realtor. We worked together for many years. He was tough but he taught me so much as well. He could always make me smile with his quick wit. We had some good times and I will miss him so much! Sherry Smith, September 15, 2021 Our thoughts and prayers are with your family during this time of loss. Danny and Nelda Luna, September 14, 2021 Thinking and praying for the family during this difficult sad time. Prayers for peace and comfort. We will definitely miss Roger!! My neighbor and our friend. I have heard lots of great stories about this man. I know they will live on in our wonderful memories of Roger. Till we meet again my friend. Pamela Jeffrey , September 13, 2021 Our thoughts and prayers are with the entire family. May God give each of you the strength and comfort that we all need with the loss of a loved one like this, He was a great brother, husband, father and grandfather to this family and a very special man that never held anything back because he was always to the point with all that knew him. Big Daddy Rog will be truly missed by all that knew him and my wife will miss sending him what Rog called “The Goodies”. He seemed to always like my wife’s baked goods and I, myself, will miss his laughter, direct statements with no filter and the advice that he gave me over the years along with all the conversations that we had. Deepest Sympathy Mark & Kim Mark and Kim Phillips, September 13, 2021