G. Roger Oehmke July 7, 1925 - February 15, 2024

G. Roger Oehmke,98, of Allentown passed away Thursday, February 15, 2024, in the Country Meadows Retirement Communities. He was the husband of the late Josephine A. (Gullo) Oehmke, they had been married for 59 years. Born in Urbana, IL, he was the son of the late George J. and Irene B. (Bristow) Oehmke. Roger was employed as a mechanical engineer for Air Products and Chemicals for 27 years before retiring in 1986. He was a member of St. Thomas More Catholic Church, Allentown. Where he and Josephine were members of the Prime-Time group. Roger was a veteran of the U.S. Navy serving during World War II. He was a member of the Active Life Senior Center and a pinochle card group that met at The Greenwald’s Fire Company, where he was their treasurer. He enjoyed genealogy, model trains, and tinkering in his basement fixing things. Most importantly he loved spending time with his children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.

Survivors: He is survived by his six children and their partners, 13 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren with one on the way. Roger was predeceased by his 2 brothers and one sister.

Services: A Mass of Christian burial will be held at 11:00 A.M., Tuesday, March 5th in the St. Thomas More Catholic Church, 1040 Flexer Avenue, Allentown. Friends and family may call from 10:00 – 11:00 A.M. in the church. Entombment will be in the Resurrection Cemetery Mausoleum. Arrangements by Stephens Funeral Home, Inc., Allentown.  www.stephensfuneral.com.

Contributions: Charity of one’s choice.





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