US Army


Roger Lee Cool

May 14, 1948 ~ December 22, 2018 (age 70)

Roger Lee Cool, 70, of Alpena passed away Saturday, December 22, 2018 at his home.

Roger was born May 14, 1948 to the late Lawrence and Velma (Sanders) Cool.  He enlisted in the United States Army, serving during the Vietnam War until his honorable discharge in 1987.  He married Darlene Donajkowski on July 22, 2005.  He was a member of the Alma VFW Post, Am Vets, Eagles, Moose Lodge and American Legion.  Roger enjoyed riding his motorcycle, deer hunting and his vibrant personality will be missed by many.

Surviving are his wife Darlene; 2 children, Cindy and Rodney Gilbert, David and Sonja Cool; 5 grandchildren; 6 great grandchildren; 2 step-children; 2 step-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.

Mr. Cool was preceded in death by 2 brothers.

A private family memorial service will take place. Cremation arrangements have been handled by the Bannan Funeral Home.