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Kupka, Roger Allan, Age 85 years

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Date of Birth: 03/27/1930

Date of Death: 09/14/2015

Private family mass and burial at Sacred Heart Church and Evergreen Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials to the Sienna Francis House, Methodist Hospital Foundation and CUES, which delivers financial support and guidance to urban youth, 2207 Wirt St., Omaha, NE 68110

Roger was born in Marshalltown Iowa and was the only child of Pearl and Ernest Kupka. Roger was raised in Des Moines, Iowa and graduated from Roosevelt High School where he served as senior class president. He then received a football scholarship to Cornell College in Iowa and attended for one year before he enlisted in the Air Force for four years and was assigned to security service in San Antonio Texas. After receiving an honorable discharge he finished college at Drake University and was a member of ∑AE fraternity. In 1957 he married, moved to Omaha and went into business. Roger was founder and partner of Nebraska Builders Products (now Stetson Building Products) and the PSI Group. Through the years Roger enjoyed family, many friendships and charitable activities. Roger is survived by wife of 58 years, Dody. Also survived by daughter, Holly (John); sons, Scott (Janelle), Steve (Susie); 11 grandchildren.