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Roger Sylvan, 84 - January 14, 2017

Roger Anton Sylvan, 84, of Gothenburg passed away Saturday, Jan. 14, 2017, at Gothenburg.
Private family services would take place at a later date at Fort McPherson National Cemetery near Maxwell.
A visitation will be conducted on Wednesday, Jan. 18, from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. at Adams & Swanson Funeral Home of North Platte.
Sylvan was born Aug. 25, 1932, son of Anton Edward and Grace (Handley) Sylvan, who resided north of Gothenburg. He attended school at Gothenburg, and graduated from Gothenburg High School in 1950.
While living on the family farm, he was called to duty with the United States Army in 1953, at the end of the Korean War. He was stationed in Verdun, France, and served for two years until he was honorably discharged.
After serving his country, he went back to live on the family farm north of Gothenburg in Custer County until later in life, when he moved to a nearby farm in Dawson County.
?Sylvan was content and dedicated as he worked on the farm, where he continued living for the remaining years of his life, according to family members. He loved all animals and was kind hearted. He also enjoyed all kinds of sports.
?He was preceded in death by his parents, Anton and Grace Sylvan.
Survivors include: his sister, Mae (Gary) Fisher of California; a brother, Leo (Shirley) Sylvan; nephew, Loren (Heather) Sylvan; nieces—Sue (Ron) Coles and Nancy (Rico) Garcia; numerous extended family members.
Memorials are suggested to KJLT Christian Radio.