LAMAR-Roger Schreckenghaust, 82, Lamar, passed away on January 25, 2014, at Barton County Memorial Hospital. He was born on December 26, 1931, in White Owl, S.D., to Kenneth and Opal (Haney) Schreckenghaust.
Roger graduated from Liberal High School in 1950. In 1952 he enlisted in the US Air Force. During his time of service he was awarded the National Defense Service Medal, the Army Occupational Medal (Germany) and the Good Conduct Medal. After completing his military stint he returned to Missouri where he met and married Eldora McNaught on May 27, 1972. He went to work for O’Sullivan Industries, retiring after 20 years of service.
In retirement, he enjoyed working in his yard, gardening, fishing, riding his bike, walking and playing with his grandchildren. He was an avid reader and enjoyed doing crossword puzzles and helping friends and community with maintenance needs. Roger was a member of the American Legion and attended United Methodist Church in Liberal.
Roger is survived by his wife, Eldora, of the home; three sons, Randy Schreckenghaust and wife Cheryl, Anoka, Minn., Ray Schreckenghaust and wife Julie, Rockford, Minn. and Ronald Schreckenghaust and wife Sherie, Elk River, Minn.; a daughter, Rene Schreckenghaust, Harlingen, Texas; four stepsons, John McNaught, Bartlesville, Okla., Steve McNaught and wife Becky, Cassville, Ray McNaught, Lamar and Roy “Jeff” McNaught and wife Cherie, Liberal; 16 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; two brothers, Harold Schreckenghaust and wife Florence, Belton, and Charles Schreckenghaust and wife Virginia, Independence and a sister, Grace Davis and husband James, Republic.
Roger was loved and will be greatly missed by family and friends.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Konantz Warden Funeral Home. Minister Roger McKee will officiate. Burial will be in Iantha Cemetery with full military honors. Visitation will be held prior to the service, beginning at 10 a.m.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Liberal Methodist Church.
Condolences may be sent online at www.konantzwarden.com.