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Roger Carl Sturtevant

Male 1929 - 2013  (84 years)


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  • Name Roger Carl Sturtevant 
    Born 1 Sep 1929  Lewiston, Androscoggin County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Education 1947, Edward Little High School, Auburn, Maine graduate. 
    Education 1951, Wentworth Institute, Boston, Massachusetts graduate 
    MILF
    Occupation Draftsman 
    Religion Congregational 
    Residence Sawyer Street and Goudy Street, South Portland, Cumberland, Maine and Bearce Road, Winthrop, Kennebec, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location 
    _MILT
    • United States Army during Korean Conflict. Roger served in Austria.
    Cemetery notes Plot C61 
    Died 21 Oct 2013  [1
    Buried Mount Auburn Cemetery, Auburn, Androscoggin County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • N 44° 7.343? W 70° 14.839?
    Notes 
    • Roger C. Sturtevant
      1929 - 2013
      WINTHROP -- Roger C. Sturtevant, 84, died unexpectedly on Monday, Oct. 21, 2013.
      He was born on Sept. 1, 1929, in Lewiston to Erlon and Helen (Goff) Sturtevant. He graduated from Edward Little High School in 1948. He also graduated from Wentworth Institute of Technology in Boston and University of Maine Portland-Gorham.
      He served with the U.S. Army at Fort Knox and in Austria post WWII. On July 2, 1955, Roger married Methyl Hodgkins. Roger worked as an Estimating Engineer for Bancroft Martin, Maine Cement and Barker Steel Co., retiring in 1992. He was honored by the State of Maine for his contributions to the steel industry.
      Roger lead an active life. He competed in skiing and ski jumping for Edward Little High School and later coached ski jumping. In 1945 he was the State Archery Champion. He officiated basketball, skied on the National Ski Patrol at Pleasant Mountian. He was a member of the JC's raising to the office of Senator, South Portland-Cape Elizabeth Rotary and Associated General Contractors of Maine. He served on the Library Advisory Board of the South Portland Library and on the Library Building Committee in Winthrop. Roger was a member of the Winthrop Congregational Church, serving on several committees.
      Roger was always busy. He loved the outdoors; hunting, fishing, golfing, brewing, helping family and friends and telling jokes and stories. He and Methyl traveled to many places in Europe and Alaska during their retirement.
      He was predeceased by his wife, Methyl (Hodgkins) Sturtevant; his parents; and a brother, Stanley Sturtevant. He is survived by his daughter, Mary Sturtevant, his son, Stephen Sturtevant and his wife Lisa; his sister, Sandra Terrell and her husband Charles; his grandchildren, Courtney and Peter Williamson and Chelsea Sturtevant; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
      A memorial service will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 26, at the Winthrop Congregational Church, with a reception to follow for a time to share and tell the stories he loved. Interment will be at Mt. Auburn Cemetery will be held at a later date. Cremation arrangements are by Giberson Funeral Home, Bingham.
      In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made in Roger's memory to:
      The Winthrop Congregational Church Sanctuary
      Improvement Fund
      10 Bowdoin St.
      Winthrop, Maine 04364
      The Town of Winthrop
      Library Building Fund
      39 Bowdoin St.
      Winthrop, Maine 04364
      or to a charity of your choice .
      Roger C. Sturtevant


      Published in Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram on Oct. 25, 2013
    Person ID I10  Reed
    Last Modified 28 Jun 2019 

    Family Methyl Louise Hodgkins,   b. 20 Oct 1930, Lewiston, Androscoggin County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Apr 2009, Central Maine Medical Center, Lewiston, Androscoggin County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 2 Jul 1955  Court Street Baptist Church, Auburn, Androscoggin County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Notes 
    • Married by Rev. Ellis J. Holt
    Children 
     1. Living
     2. Living
    Photos
    Roger Sturtevant and Methyl Hodgkins
    Roger Sturtevant and Methyl Hodgkins
    wedding photo
    Last Modified 5 Apr 2009 
    Family ID F8  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1 Sep 1929 - Lewiston, Androscoggin County, Maine Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - Sawyer Street and Goudy Street, South Portland, Cumberland, Maine and Bearce Road, Winthrop, Kennebec, Maine Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 2 Jul 1955 - Court Street Baptist Church, Auburn, Androscoggin County, Maine Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Mount Auburn Cemetery, Auburn, Androscoggin County, Maine Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S6] Portland Press Herald obituary.

    2. [S42] Maine Marriages, 1892-1996, Ancestry.com, (The Generations Network, Inc., Provo, UT, USA, 2003).