November 8, 1936 ~ March 22, 2006
Roger Nessly, born in Mpls, MN in 1936, passed away March 22, 2006 in San Antonio, TX surrounded by his loving family. He was an exceptional role model and an inspiration to all who knew him. Injured as a teenager, he lived 51 years as a quadriplegic. He never complained and though he could not walk, he traveled many miles throughout his life leaving incredible footprints on this earth. He was predeceased by his parents, Dorothy and Eugene Nessly of Mnpl, MN. He is survived by his sister, Joanne Story, and her husband, Dr. Jim Story of San Antonio, TX, brother Gene Nessly of Mpls, MN, nieces and nephews, Dr. Kris and David Held, Dr. John and Mary Pulliam, Col. Bill and Jane Looke, J.D. and Amy Story, Rev. Randy and Wendy Nessly, Roger Nessly, Marc and Karen Payne, Rick and Julie Nessly and 26 grand nieces and nephews. A celebration of his life will be held at a private memorial service with burial in Mpls, MN.