Roger England

October 5, 1948 – July 10, 2020


Roger L. England of Armstrong/Estherville, Iowa, died Friday, July 10, 2020. 

Roger England, son of Lyle and Mandy (Paris) England, was born at Fenton, Iowa, and spent most of his growing up years in the Sentral School System, graduated there in 1967, and then he graduated from Iowa Lakes College in Emmetsburg, Iowa, in 1969. While going to college, he worked for the Ken Krause car dealership. He entered the Army and served 1969-1975, then came home to farm. He worked for Case Implement out of Sioux City, Iowa, and the hardware store in Ringsted, Iowa. He was a truck driver for 40-plus years for several trucking companies. He owned and operated his own business, England Trucking Co., for about 10 years.

He married Marie L. Jahnke on Dec. 21, 1984, in Armstrong, where he lived most of his life in this area. After Marie passed away in 2014, Roger stayed in the Estherville/Armstrong area. 

He is survived by his daughter Melanie (Brad) Becker, Spirit Lake, Iowa; his sons, William Timm of Estherville, Iowa, Kim (Kandi) Timm of Estherville, Iowa, and Devin (Missy) Timm of Wamego, Kansas; two brothers, Jerry (Judy) England of Mayer, Minnesota, and Richard (Dori) England of Armstrong, Iowa; three sisters, Jeanne Mogler of Dallas, Texas, Mary (Darrel) Schmidt of Lone Rock, Iowa, and Barbara Carra of Austin, Minnesota; his grandchildren, Dillion Schwidder Shawntel Schwidder, Eric Timm, Aubrey Timm, Cole Timm, Tabitha Timm, Robert Uhde, Shayanna Reyes, Sam, Lizzy and Krystal; along with many nieces and nephews. 

Preceding him in death is his wife and soul mate, Marie England; his father, Lyle England; his mother, Mandy England; mother-in-law Jeanne Jahnke; father-in-law Myron Jahnke; a grandson, Thomas Timm; and three brothers-in-law, James Jahnke, Kenneth Jahnke and Robert Mogler.

Online condolences can be left for the family at

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