Roger I. Searls, 48, of Grand Island, Nebraska, died Friday, December 14, 2012, at his home. To honor Mr. Searls’s wishes cremation has occurred. Memorial services will be Tuesday, December 18, 2012, at 2:00 p.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church, with a family prayer service at 1:45 p.m. The Rev. Adam Snoberger will officiate. The family will share memoires of Roger at Curran Funeral Chapel from 4 – 7 p.m. on Monday, December 17, 2012. Curran Funeral Chapel is assisting the family.
Roger was born October 24, 1964, at San Jose, CA. He was the son of Sam & Eva A. (Lopez) Searls.
Survivors of the immediate family include his wife, Vicki Searls of Grand Island, NE
One daughter, Stephanie Biggerstaff of Omaha, NE and her twin children Michael Silva and Elizabeth Silva
One son, Parker Searls of Grand Island, NE
Three step children, Alicia Beacom of Grand Island, NE
Aaron Beacom of Grand Island, NE
Ali Beacom of Grand Island, NE
Parents, of Eustis, NE
Sisters and brother and their spouses, Eva Olivas of Santa Clara, CA
Lisa & Meko Gaono of San Jose, CA
Cecilia and Tracy Hottovy of North Carolina
Ernie Ceniceros of San Jose, CA
Glenn & Emily Mitchell of Roseville, CA
Kristine & Christian Griffen of Southern California
Grandmother, Blanche Searls of Lexington, NE
Five nephews and six nieces.
Roger grew up in San Jose, Ca until moving to Eustis, NE with his family in 1971. He graduated from Eustis High School in 1984. He moved to Grand Island and was employed as a Supervisor at JBS. He also worked part-time at USA Steak. He married Vicki Beacom on October 18, 2002, at Grand Island, NE. They lived in Grand Island. He was confirmed in the Lutheran faith in April of 2005.
Roger enjoyed spending time with his family and friends. He enjoyed playing pool and was on several pool leagues. He enjoyed watching movies.
He was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church and a past member of A.B.A.T.E.
Memorials are suggested to the family’s choice.
He is welcomed into heaven by his grandfather, Chick Searls
On-line condolences may be given at www.curranfuneralchapel.com under Mr. Searls obituary.