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Obituary for Edward Roderique

Edward Lee Roderique was born September 2, 1930 in St. Louis; son of the late John Roderique and wife, Alice Juliette Roderique. He passed away Monday, August 21, 2017 in Washington, Missouri at the age of 86 years.

Edward graduated from Granite City High School in Granite City, Illinois. He served his country in the United States Air Force during the Korean War from April 3, 1951 until April 2, 1955. He received the National Defense Service Medal, Good Conduct Medal, Korean Service Medal, and the United Nations Service Medal. On November 25, 1954, Ed was united in marriage to Miss Wanda Coleman at St. Joseph Church in Tiff, Missouri. They moved to the Washington area in 1972. Ed worked and retired from Union Electric after 30 ½ years. He was a member of St. Francis Borgia Church, where he served as an Adult Server, also the Washington American Legion and Washington V.F.W. Ed enjoyed golfing and trout fishing.

He is survived by his wife, Wanda Roderique of Washington; two daughters, Cindy Kleekamp and husband, Michael, of Washington, and Karen Knight and husband, Andy, of Washington; two sons, Edward Dean Roderique and wife, Jerrine, of Aurora, IL, and John Roderique and wife, Angie, of Omaha, NE; ten grandchildren, Andy Roderique and wife, Brandi, Jessica Zadlo and husband, Chuck, Lindsay Riegel and husband, Denver, Greg Roderique and wife, Elizabeth, Jordan Knight and wife, Stephanie, Aaron Kleekamp, Rachel Kleekamp, Victoria Knight, Alecia Zauha, and Evan Roderique, and 10 great-grandchildren.

Funeral Mass was celebrated Thursday, August 24, 2017 at 10:00 am at St. Francis Borgia Church in Washington with Pastor Joe Wormek officiating. Burial in the church cemetery.
Memorials in honor of Mr. Roderique may be made to St. Francis Borgia Church or Franklin County Honor Flight. The Roderique family is being served by the Oltmann Funeral Home in Washington.


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Previous Events

Visitation

Wednesday

23

Aug

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Oltmann Funeral Home - Washington

508 East 14th Street
Washington, MO 63090

Service

Thursday

24

Aug

10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
St. Francis Borgia Church

115 Cedar Street
Washington, MO 63090

Graveside

Thursday

24

Aug

11:00 AM - 11:15 AM
St. Francis Borgia Cemetery

Jefferson St. & East 14th St.
Washington, MO 63090

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