ROCK-INGEBRAND FUNERAL HOME – BRAHAM
Roger E. Corbin of Braham, died on Monday, May 25, 2015 at Cambridge, MN. He was 70 years old.
MEMORIAL SERVICE will be on Friday, May 29, 2015 at 11:00 am. at St. Stephen’s Lutheran Church in Braham.
MEMORIAL VISITATION will be from 4-7 pm. at St. Stephen’s Lutheran Church in Braham on Thursday, May 28. and also 1 hr. prior to the service on Friday at church.
Roger Eugene Corbin was born on June 13, 1944 to Lavere and Edna (Klawitter) Corbin of Spooner, WI. Roger graduated from Spooner High School and the University of WI at River Falls. He began his career as the Director of the Foster Grandparent Program at Cambridge State Hospital in 1966. It was there that he met Nancy Olin. They were married in 1968. They made their home and raised 2 daughters and several pets in Braham, MN. Roger began working for Lakes and Pines Community Action Council as Headstart Director. He became Executive Director in 1978 and continued in this role until his retirement in July of 2005.
Roger’s favorite things in life were gardening, hunting, fishing, rodeo and especially his grandchildren and friends. Roger was an active member of St. Stephen’s Lutheran Church. His life and death were a testimony of his faith in Christ as his risen savior.
Roger was preceded in death by his parents and his brother, William Corbin. He is survived by his wife, Nancy; daughters, Heidi Corbin and Debra (Jason) Johnson; grandchildren, Isaac Chitty, Reid, Erin and Gabriel Johnson; special nephew and niece, Scott and Jenny Corbin; grandnephew and grandniece, Liam and Julia Corbin. Many other friends and family also survive.