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Monday, November 27, 2017
4:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Hamilton's Southtown Funeral Home
5400 SW 9th Street
Des Moines, Iowa


Monday, November 27, 2017
4:00 pm
Memorial Service at a later date:
11:00 am Saturday, December 9, 2017
Union Presbyterian Church
401 Main Street
Lost Nation, Iowa


Hamilton's Crematory
Des Moines


Hamilton's Southtown Funeral Home
5400 SW 9th Street
Des Moines, Iowa 50315
(515) 285-3911

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Roger A. Wulf

Roger A. Wulf, 68, passed away at his home November 11, 2017.

Roger was born June 21, 1949 in Lost Nation, Iowa to Gordon and Camilla Wulf. He served in the United States Navy during the Vietnam War. Roger earned his degree in accounting from Simpson College. He worked in the advertising department for Younkers downtown until the office closed. Roger retired from Wells Fargo in March, where he had worked for the past 17 years. He loved cars and was an avid Hawkeye fan.

Roger is survived by his loving wife of 13 years, Mary; mother, Camilla Wulf; sons, Jesse (Kelly), Bryon (Jen) and Joshua (Summer) Howard; grandchildren, Kalista (Jeremy), Saydie, Taylan, Cayle, Brynlee and Lola; siblings, Kathy (Jerry) Smuck, Lydia Wulf and Allen (Cheryl) Wulf; and a host of nieces, nephews, extended relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his father, Gordon Wulf.

The family will greet friends from 4 to 7 p.m. Monday, November 27, 2017 at Hamilton’s Southtown Funeral Home, 5400 SW 9th Street. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, December 9, 2017 at Union Presbyterian Church, 401 Main Street in Lost Nation, Iowa.

Memorial contributions may be directed to the American Kidney Foundation.

Condolences may be expressed at www.HamiltonsFuneralHome.com.