Obituary: Roger Henry Rehkamp
February 10, 2023
Roger Henry Rehkamp, 87, of Cloquet, and formerly of Monticello, died on Monday, Feb. 6, 2023 at Community Memorial Hospital in Cloquet. He was born on March 13, 1935, to Al and Frances (Wehlage) Rehkamp in Melrose. Roger graduated with the Melrose High School class of 1953, and from St. Cloud State University in 1957 with a degree in education. He also served in the National Guard and was active in the Lions Club. Roger spent most of his career teaching social studies at Monticello High School, where he also coached football. Roger was a member of the Church of Saint Henry in Monticello for more than 50 years.
Roger married Joan Kidder of Little Falls on July 2, 1960. They were blessed with two adopted children, Mike and Catherine.
Roger was preceded in death by his son, Michael, in 2008; parents; brother, Don "Swede" (Marion); and sister, Darlene (Don) Brever. Roger is survived by his wife, Joan; daughter, Catherine (Brett) Loeb; sister-in-law, Carole (Arlen) Solie; and four Loeb family grandchildren, Lauren (Evan) Robert, Christian, Addison and Erin Cate.
Services will be held in both Cloquet and Monticello at a later date. Inurnment will be at St. Henry's Catholic Cemetery in Monticello. Arrangements have been entrusted to Nelson Funeral Care in Cloquet.
Pine Knot News, Feb. 10, 2023