Roger E. Shady May 19, 1958 – Dec. 23, 2019

Roger E. Shady

Roger E. Shady, 61, of Maquoketa, Iowa, and formerly of Clinton and Monticello, Iowa, passed away on Monday, Dec. 23, 2019, at Crestridge Nursing Home in Maquoketa. 

A celebration of Roger’s life was held at 11:30 a.m., Saturday, Dec. 28, 2019, at Carson Celebration of Life Center in Maquoketa. Visitation was held prior to the service beginning at 10 a.m. at the funeral home. Burial was at the Ozark Cemetery, rural Monmouth, Iowa. 

Roger Edward Shady was born on May 19, 1958 in Maquoketa, Iowa, to Harry Warren and Judith Ann (Fritz) Shady. He attended grade school in Monmouth and graduated from Clinton High School. He drove big trucks most of his life and spent a few years working construction in the Maquoketa area. 

He married RoiLynn Carole Ewalt on Nov. 23, 1976 in Clinton, Iowa. A son, Richard Allen Shady was born to this union. 

Roger enjoyed hunting and shooting, 4-wheeling, riding motorcycles and was an avid Denver Broncos fan. He loved trucks, cars and hot rods of all kinds. 

Those left to honor his memory include a son, Richard “Rick” (Chrissie) Shady of Clinton; two grandchildren, Marcus Shady and Kaz Shady; his father, Harry (Audra) Shady of Otter Creek; his step-father, Harold Hansen of Lost Nation; sisters, Julie ( Jeff) Klein of Monticello, Nancy (Gary) Neuses of Hazel Green, Wis., Cheri (Chuck) Yarolem of Monmouth and Natalie (Brian) Schurbon of Lost Nation; and brothers, Randy (Dixie) Shady of Monticello, Steve (Sheila) Shady of Worthington, and Darin (Stacia) Hansen of Oxford Junction. He was preceded in death by his mother Judith Ann Hansen, his step-mother Norma Shady, and a brother Rolly Shady. 

In lieu of other expressions of sympathy, a Roger E. Shady memorial fund has been established. 

Online condolences may be left at www.CarsonAndSon. com. 


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