WOODSTOCK – Roger F. Liston, 75, of Johnsburg, died Friday, April 22, 2011, at Hearthstone Manor, after a prolonged illness.
He was born Feb. 14, 1936, in Otway, OH, to Fred and Daisy (Watson) Liston.
He was married to Anne Herbster on June 20, 1959, in Norwood, OH. He graduated from Heidelberg College in Tiffin, OH in 1959 with majors in Psychology and Sociology.
For over 30 years, he managed and owned Prem Magnetics of Johnsburg, an electronic component manufacturer and other associated companies.
He was very involved in the Johnsburg community and as a member of the Board of Directors of the State Bank Group.
He is survived by his wife, Anne; two sons, Douglas (Sondra) Liston of Johnsburg and Thomas (Karen) Liston of Johnsburg; six granddaughters, Sarah (Joshua) Hagen of Johnsburg, Jennifer (Craig) O’Connor of Elkhorn, WI, Mary Liston, Margaret Liston, Erin Liston, and Victoria Economopoulos of Johnsburg; three great-grandsons, Benjamin, William, and Samuel Hagen; and a sister Sue (Stanley) Kaufman of Painesville, OH.
The visitation will be from 3 to 8 p.m., Tuesday April 26, at Justen Funeral Home & Crematory, 3700 W. Charles Miller Road, McHenry. Visitation will continue from 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, April 27 until the service at 10:30 a.m. at Joyful Harvest Church, ELCA, 5050 N. Johnsburg Rd, Johnsburg.
For those wishing to send an expression of condolence, the family suggests memorials to Hospice of Northeastern Illinois, 405 Lake Zurich Road, Barrington, IL 60010; or to Joyful Harvest Church, 5050 N. Johnsburg Rd, Johnsburg, IL 60051.
For information, call the funeral home at 815-385-2400. Friends may send an on-line condolence to the family at www.justenfh.com.