Jan 112012

Roger Nez, 67, passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2012, in Flagstaff. Funeral services were held Jan. 7 at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, Winslow Stake Center, with Bishop Greenwood presiding. Interment followed at Desert View Cemetery in Winslow.

Roger was born in Chinle on March 6, 1944.

Survivors include his wife, Elsie Nez; five daughters, Diane Lee of Joseph City, Sylvia Miller of Page, Cornelia Nez of Castle Butte, and Sophia Yazzie and Michelle Nez, both of Phoenix; two sons, Leander Nez and Rondarryl Nez, both of Castle Butte; 15 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

Greer’s Mortuary of Winslow was in charge of the arrangements.