Roger A. Banta, 77, of Rhinelander, died Saturday, June 20, 2015 at Ministry St. Mary’s Hospital. Roger was born October 20, 1937 in Owatonna, Minnesota to Richard and Hazel (Kopp) Banta.
Roger is survived by his longtime companion Jean Hackl of Rhinelander; two sons, Russ (Jenny) Banta of Coon Rapids, Minnesota and Robert (Shauna) Banta of Dent, Minnesota; five grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and one sister, Bonnie Banta. Also surviving are nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his mother; Hazel Muth; one son, Ronald Banta and a sister, Judy Burkstrand.
Private services will be held at a later date.
Hildebrand Russ Funeral Home 24 E. Davenport St Rhinelander, Wisconsin 54501; 715-365-4343. Celebrating lives and healing hearts. All are invited to light a candle, sign the guestbook, leave a photo or an online condolence at www.hildebrandrussfh.com.