Roger Christopher Werner

Roger Christopher Werner passed away in his home in Bayfield surrounded by family after a short battle with cancer on Nov. 3, 2022. Roger was born May 7, 1957 to Harry and Jeanne Werner in Cleveland, Ohio and was raised in Denver.

Roger was a plumber and a proud owner of his own company, Polar Plumbing and Heating, for over 30 years. He loved the mountains, fishing, camping, four-wheel driving, NASCAR, boating, riding his Harley and working on cars. He even raced his own cars during the early days of the Bandimere Speedway in Morrison. 

He was preceded in death by his parents and his brother Allen. Roger is survived by his wife Michelle; sons Christopher and Daniel Werner, both of Denver; and stepsons AJ Deschneau of Bayfield and Steven Deschneau of Pinedale, Wyoming; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, grandchildren and friends.

Services will be held in Leadville at the Elks Lodge #236, 123 W. Fifth St., on Saturday, Nov. 12 at 11 a.m.