Roger Kenneth Isbell
January 8, 1944 - September 22, 2017

Roger Kenneth Isbell

Roger Kenneth Isbell
Jan 8, 1944 - Sep 22, 2017

Roger Kenneth Isbell

A service to celebrate the life of Ken will be held on Tuesday evening at 6:00 p.m. at the Joyce Funeral Home. Inurnment will be held at a later date. The family will greet friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home on Tuesday.

Roger Kenneth Isbell Sr. (Ken), son of Richard and Lucille (Johnson) Isbell was born on January 8, 1944 in Calera, Alabama. He grew up in the Boys Harbor Orphanage in Laporte, TX. He then joined the United States Army where he fought in the Vietnam War.

On January 8, 1972 Ken was united in marriage to Violet Marsell in Tucson, AZ. Ken and Violet started their family in Houston, TX and proceeded to travel and live in several states where he made his living as a professional jeweler. They currently resided in Mallard, IA.

Ken enjoyed fishing, shooting guns, playing pool and spending time with his family. He loved kicking back with his favorite drink and always had a good joke to tell.

On Friday, September 22, 2017, Ken passed away at the Palo Alto County Hospital in Emmetsburg.

Left to cherish his memory are his wife, Violet of Mallard, Five children: Tracy Peta (Mark) of Estherville, Kelly Wickman (David) of Emmetsburg, Roger Isbell, Jr., of Mallard, Billy Isbell (Jen) of Emmetsburg, and Freda Isbell of Emmetsburg; and 15 grandchildren.

Ken was preceded in death by his parents.

 
 

Cheryl Wernimont on Sep 25, 2017

Thoughts and prayers to Roger's family. He and my Roger had many conversations when you lived in Carroll, my Roger on his riding lawn mower and your Roger on his scooter. My Roger has been gone over 3 years now. Miss seeing the two of them out there solving the world's problems. Thoughts and prayers again.

annette billmeier-ireland on Sep 25, 2017

Candlefrom the first day I met roger he could put a smile on my face. he was a terrific man.

Andy Joyce on Sep 25, 2017

Joyce Funeral Home on Sep 25, 2017

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2302 23rd Street
Emmetsburg, Iowa 50536
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26
Tuesday
Joyce Funeral Home
2302 23rd Street
Emmetsburg, Iowa 50536
6:00 PM

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