Roger Dean Delforge

September 4th, 1946September 16th, 2021

Roger Dean Delforge, died on September 16th, 2021 after a short illness, at Lutheran Medical Center in Wheat Ridge CO. He was 75 years old.

Roger was born, September 4, 1946 in Louisville, Colorado to Frank Delforge and Esther (Raymond) Delforge. He grew up in Louisville and attended Louisville High School Graduating in 1965.

His son, Shane V. Delforge of Spokane, Washington survives him.

He is also survived by his sisters Barbara Shaklee and Adrienne Kupfner of Broomfield; his Brother and sister-in-law Clifford and Sharon Delforge of Northglenn; his sister-in-law Memory Delforge of Louisville, numerous nieces and nephews and an abundance of friends.

Roger was in the Army from 1965 until 1967. He then worked for Explosive Fabricators for over 20 years then he began a new career with Hillcrest Glass of Boulder for 10 more years. He was currently employed part time by A-Ability Glass also of Boulder. Even though he never officially retired, he still made plenty of time to enjoy fishing, golf and his love for playing the drums.

Roger loved his son Shane and was a great source of love and joy for each member of his family. Roger was a lifelong resident of Louisville and leaves behind countless friends.

Roger was preceded in death by his mother and father and his surrogate parents, Johnny and Bessie Hicks, his brother, Donald,  his sister Lani, brothers-in-law, Jack Melvin, Robert Kupfner, and Dale Shaklee.

Memorial contributions can be made in Roger’s name to the Louisville Historical Museum, 1101 Main Street, Louisville, CO 80027 or to Walter Rhoades American Legion Post 111, 1150 Pine St. Louisville, CO or to the VFW Post 1771, 110 E. South Boulder Rd, Lafayette, CO.

Services

Please join us in a celebration of Roger’s life on Sunday, October 3rd, at 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. at the Elks Lodge, in Louisville. A luncheon at the Elks will be held following the Memorial service.

Cemetery

None

Location

Tri-City Elks Lodge | Map

Church

None

Condolences

We are deeply sorry for your loss. Mike Dionigi Cody Wyoming.
I am deeply sorry for your loss. Roger was always there for me whenever I needed help and I am appreciative of that. He was a true friend.
There was a sadness in my heart to hear of Rogers passing. He will always be a fond memory of home. Always, Teri Cox
Roger was more than a friend, he was a big brother and a family member to my family. Roger im going to miss you and all the laughs we all had. Who is going to sit and tell me about the old Louisville we grew up in? May you rest in peace until we meet again. Love you my friend.
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