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Roger M. Siemens ( Missoula 1959 )

posted: Jan 11, 2022

Roger died December 30, 2021. He was born January 6, 1939, in Belmond, Iowa. He grew up in Goldfield, Iowa, and graduated from Boone Valley H.S. (Renwick, IA) in 1956. Roger graduated from the University of Montana in 1964 with a degree in Wildlife Biology.

Roger then began an extensive career with the USFS that included positions on the Bitterroot N.F., Beaverhead N.F., Gallatin N.F., Custer N.F., and the Deerlodge N.F. He held positions as Fire Control Officer, Forester, District Resource Assn't, and District Ranger, retiring in 1994. He lived in Silver Star, Montana. Roger jumped at Missoula 1959-63.

Roger and his wife, Rita, owned R&R Resources and assisted local ranchers and landowners with predator control and rattlesnake management. His expertise in snake work has been featured in numerous news and magazine articles.