Roger Joseph John Breitbach

Roger Joseph John Breitbach

Roger Joseph John Breitbach, 75, of St. Peters, MO, passed away peacefully on June 22, 2023, after experiencing a stroke. Visitation will be from 10 AM, Saturday, July 8, 2023, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Galena, IL until the time of mass at 11 AM. The burial will be in the church cemetery. The Furlong Funeral Chapel, Galena is assisting the family. He was born June 16, 1948, in Dubuque, IA, the son of Vern and Mary Breitbach. After graduating from Galena High School in 1966, he obtained his Bachelor’s degree in Economics from the University of Wisconsin-Platteville in 1970. Roger worked most of his career in Sales for NCR (National Cash Register) then AT&T through various roles increasing in responsibility.  He started out as a Branch Manager in Evansville, IN, then was promoted to Sales Training Manager in St. Louis, MO, then promoted to Manager of the Sales and Service Department in Detroit, MI. In his free time, he enjoyed many activities including camping, windsurfing, swimming, playing cards especially euchre, fishing, tennis, and stamp collecting. He is survived by his former wife, Connie; two children, Adam (Tina) and Heather; and four grandchildren, Allison, Tyler, Josephine, and Owen, a sister, Ann (Karl) Lederman, and brother-in-law, Doug Schniepp.  Roger was preceded in death by his parents, a son, Landon, two brothers, Ronald and Dale, and two sisters, Jane Breitbach and Judy Schniepp. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be sent to: National Alliance on Mental Health – www.nami.org or Mental Health America – www.mhanational.org

Online condolences may be left for the family at www.furlongfuneralchapel.com

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