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Roger Alan Humbert, age 80, of Fenwick, passed away February 29, 2020 at home with family. The son of Raymond & Grace (Cepelak) Humbert, he was born on September 29, 1939 in Chicago. Originally married to Patricia (Fiacco) Humbert in 1961, he later married Linda (Austin) Humbert on December 6, 1985 in Rockford, Michigan.

Roger was a private label marketing executive with Shurfine-Central rising through the ranks to become Executive Vice President of Marketing and eventually serving as interim Chief Executive Officer. Subsequently he joined Daymon Associates working with grocery accounts and vendors worldwide including those in Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and Alaska. His career spanned over 46 years.

After retiring in 2002, Roger and his wife moved to western Kentucky where they lived near Lake Barkley on their small horse farm. Roger quickly became involved in numerous volunteer roles working with the United States Coast Guard Auxiliary, Rotary International, Grow Trigg, Friends of Land Between the Lakes and Friends of Lake Barkley State Resort Park.

In 2011, Roger and his wife moved to western Michigan to be near her family. He continued his active volunteer work with the West Michigan Arts Council, the Land Conservancy of West Michigan, and Comprenew.

He was preceded in death by both parents. Surviving are his siblings Brian Humbert, Kathleen Humbert and Kevin Humbert. Also surviving is his first wife Patricia and their children Barbara (Humbert) Dunn, Daniel Humbert, Lisa Humbert, Andrew Humbert and Richard Humbert as well as his wife Linda and her daughter Lindsey Halik. Roger also had twelve grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

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Roger was under the care of Spectrum Health Hospice and cremation arrangements were entrusted to Christiansen’s Michigan Cremation & Funeral Care, Greenville.


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  1. Wayne Banks on July 1, 2020 at 8:59 am

    Dear Lynda, I was surprised and sorry to that Roger had passed away. We had a lot of great years and times together. Roger was a Great friend as well as a large part of my working career. I will never forget Roger, he was a large part of my life. My prayers are with you and your family.

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