Roger Flanigan

Granite City | Friday, July 8 2022 |

Roger Dale Flanigan, 57, of Granite City, IL, passed away at 9:53 p.m. Fri. July 8, 2022, at home in Granite City with his family by his side.

He was born Sept. 17, 1964, in Granite City to Lavern & Ann (Merrell) Flanigan of Granite City.

On Aug. 18, 1982, he and Rachel Lynn Bilderback were married in Granite City.  She survives.

Roger had worked in construction.  He loved all things outdoors, especially fishing, camping, and mushroom hunting.  He played all kinds of guitars and had been in an amateur band or two.  He was always ready to help a friend or neighbor with a problem of any sort.

In addition to his wife and parents, he is survived by a son: Christopher (Andrea) Flanigan of Ballwin, MO; 2 granddogs; a sister: Rebecca (Mark) Thomas of Livingston, TX; and 2 uncles, numerous cousins, and so many friends.

He was preceded in death by a brother: Philbert Flanigan; grandparents: J.E. & Lucile Flanigan and Frank & Thelma Merrell; and several aunts, uncles, and cousins.

The family will celebrate his life at a later date.

He seized life with joy.  He gave to life generously.  He leaves a legacy of love and laughter.

Arrangements with online information and guestbook through Wojstrom Funeral Home & Crematory may be found at

Obit Provided By:
Wojstrom Funeral Home & Crematory Inc

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