March 31, 1935 - March 26, 2017


Roger Betzler, age 81, of Princeton, passed away peacefully, Sunday, March 26, 2017 at his home with his family by his side.

Roger was born on March 31, 1935, the son of Max and Anita (Oelschlager) Betzler in Princeton. He grew up on the family farm with his two brothers and attended Princeton High School. Roger continued to farm his whole life. He was united in marriage to Lois (Ranem) on May 28, 1955 in Milaca. The two made their home on their farm in Princeton, where they raised three children, Kenneth, Curtis and Tracy. Roger loved horses, restoring old tractors and going to auctions later on in life.

Roger is survived by his wife Lois; children, Kenneth (Daniel Hetman) Betzler, Curtis (Melissa) Betzler and Tracy (Brian) Puent; grandchildren, Brent (Chris) Betzler along with their children, Eathan, Allisyn and Kailey; and Karina, Anna and Nicholas Puent; brother Russell (Barbara) Betzler; along with many nieces, nephews and other relatives.

He was preceded in death by his parents and brother Dale Betzler.

A gathering of family and friends will be held on Tuesday, April 4, 2017 from 5-7PM at the Evangelical Free Church in Princeton.