Memorial Created By
Chris Sothman

Roger Sothman

November 02, 1947 - August 11, 2021

We created a GatheringUs memorial to celebrate the life of Roger Sothman. Collecting your stories and memories here will offer us great comfort. Click on the heart to let us know you were here and to receive email updates. Thank you for contributing to this lasting memorial.

Roger Sothman was born on November 2, 1947, and grew up on a farm in Russell, Minnesota, with his parents Irma and Willes, along with his sisters Betty, Linda and Vicky, and his brothers Alan and Dale.   Roger followed his passion for flying and became a professional pilot. He started out as a flight instructor for Crystal Shamrock flight school in 1967. He then moved on to be an air freight pilot with Viking Airlines, and then in...  see more
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  • Linda Storlie
    Roger loved Maridee deeply and she loved him right back. Picture taken in Minnesota in June on their anniversary!
  • Roger took it upon himself to teach me how to drive a manual transmission. I was 8 years old. We stayed on our farm in Russell ,Mn to drive but because I ran our other brother Alan off the road in the milk truck, Roger decided I better learn more than...  more
  • Vicki Sothman Simpson
  • Linda Storlie
    Roger, my brother, simply loved people and talking with them. At the Sothman family reunions, he always went around, smiling, asking questions, making sure he checked in with everyone. Roger was a talker, and he was a listener. I told one of my...  more
  • Angie Matthewman
  • Linda Storlie