Roger Robert Staloch, 85, of Eyota, passed away peacefully at home Friday, November 22, 2019. Born in Eyota on September 5, 1934 to Daniel and Nora (Krenzke) Staloch. Roger graduated from Eyota High School. On January 29, 1955 he married Barbara Ann Baumbach at Holy Redeemer Church in Eyota. Roger and Barb resided in Eyota their entire married lives. He began a career as a baker at Elshoff's Drive-In at the age of 17. Roger then moved on to Barlow's and HyVee as a baker until his retirement. He enjoyed odd jobs, tinkering around the house. He loved to travel. Camping was his passion. Roger was a member of Holy Redeemer Catholic Church in Eyota and the St. Charles Moose Lodge, where he enjoyed visiting and making new friends.
Lovingly survived by his significant other, Gail Rasmussen, daughter Karen Curtis of Elgin (her special friend Dean Friedrich of Gilbert, AZ), son Timothy Staloch of Elgin, grandchildren, Jessica, Abbigail and Rose, a daughter Sue (Tom) Kramer of Rochester, and sons Kevin of Oronoco and Vincent of Owatonna and five additional grandchildren; Kyle, Payne, Lauren, Kristina and Tony and great-grandchildren, brothers, Roland of Douglas, Danny of Stewartville, sisters, Jeanette Ross of Plainview, Rita Alvarez of California and Mary Nisbit of Rushford. Roger was preceded in death by his wife Barbara in 1999, parents, two sons, three brothers and one sister.
A Funeral Mass will be 11 a.m. Saturday, November 30. 2019 at Holy Redeemer Catholic Church in Eyota with the Reverend Tim Biren officiating. Burial will follow in Holy Redeemer Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4-7 p.m. Friday, November 29th at Hoff Funeral Service in St. Charles and hour before services at the church on Saturday. Please share a memory of Roger at his on-line guestbook and view his video tribute, when if becomes available at www.hofffuneral.com