Roger Newell

Roger Newell

WESTVILLE – Roger R. Newell, 54, of Westville passed away on Thursday (Feb. 16, 2017) at home. He was born Oct. 25, 1962, in Danville, the son of Haven and Myrtle (Smothers) Newell. He married Deana Minton on Oct. 23, 1998, in Bismark.

Surviving are his wife, Deana; his daughters, Brandi, Danielle and Samantha; his stepchildren, Jami, Jeremiah and Chad; his sisters, Penny Swider (Mike Sams), Connie (Herman) Morris and Cris Milliken (Richard Riecks); his very special nephew, Jeff (Diane) Newell and their children Kendall, Lani and Lexi; and his grandchildren, Bailey, Cassidy, James, Kimberly and Christopher, also Logan, Gage, Trinity and Bianca.

Roger was self-employed as Newell Services for the last 20 years. He was well-respected in all aspects of his line of work.

He always had a smile and hug for everyone and would do anything for you.

He was a 32nd degree Mason and Shriner.

He loved family, friends and singing karaoke and riding his Harley.

A celebration of life will be held Feb. 22, 2017, in the Community Building at the Georgetown Fairgrounds from 4 to 8 p.m.

Roger was cremated per his wishes. Rortvedt Funeral Services & Crematory in Tilton is assisting the family. Condolences may be offered online at