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Roger Joseph Putthoff

August 14, 1939 — July 20, 2019

Roger Putthoff, 79, was born August 14, 1939 in Montrose, Missouri to AA (Bud) Putthoff and Dena Schmedding Putthoff. He passed away Saturday, July 20, 2019 at home with family. Roger lived most of his life in the Kansas City area, attending Guardian Angel elementary school and graduating from Bishop Hogan High School in the class of 1956. Roger attended Donnely College and joined the US Army (1961-1964) and served in Korea. Roger was preceded in death by his parents, as well as two brothers, Willard A. and Charles V. Putthoff.
Roger is survived by his wife of 57 years Linda Bertsch Putthoff, three sons: R. Paul Putthoff of Burlington, IA, Phillip A. Putthoff (Laura) of Stilwell, KS and Stephen M. Putthoff (Sarah) of Conyers, GA; his grandson Jacob D. Putthoff (Lauren R.), granddaughter Lauren M. Putthoff and great-grandson Blayke all of Peculiar, MO; and four nieces; Becky Putthoff Hughes (Kansas City, MO), Debbie Putthoff Miller (Lees Summit, MO), Kathy Putthoff Welker (Denver, CO) and Mary Putthoff Welborn (St Louis, MO).
Roger loved coaching little league baseball for all of his sons. He was active in the Cub Scouts as well as several other organizations at Queen of the Holy Rosary church and school, where he was a member for 54 years. Roger was a fan of the Kansas City Royals, Kansas Jayhawks and Kansas City Chiefs. He and Linda also had fun playing co-ed volleyball for several years. He loved spending time at Pomme de Terre and Lake of the Ozarks with his family for the past 50 years. Roger and Linda liked to travel, and he especially enjoyed visiting the Presidential Libraries. He really loved spending time with his grandchildren and his great grandson. He adored his four nieces who were a very important part of his life.
Visitation will be held Wednesday, July 24th from 6:00 pm 8:00 pm with the rosary prayed at 7:30 pm at Muehlebach Funeral Home, 6800 Troost Ave, Kansas City, Missouri. Mass of Christian Burial will be Thursday, July 25th at 10:00 am at Queen of the Holy Rosary Church 7023 W 71st Street, Overland Park, Kansas. Interment will be at Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Raytown, Missouri.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions to the American Cancer Society or Queen of the Holy Rosary Church.

Visitation Muehlebach Funeral Care

Wednesday, July 24, 2019

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

6800 Troost AvenueKansas City, Missouri 64131
Directions Rosary Muehlebach Funeral Care

Wednesday, July 24, 2019

7:30 PM

6800 Troost AvenueKansas City, Missouri 64131
Directions Mass of Christian Burial Queen of the Holy Rosary Church

Thursday, July 25, 2019

10:00 AM

7023 W. 71st StreetOverland Park, Kansas 66204

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