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1939 Roger 2022

Roger Lee Butterfield

June 10, 1939 — December 14, 2022



Roger L. Butterfield, age 83, passed away peacefully at his home on December 14, 2022.  He was born in Illinois on July 10, 1939 to William and Alice (Kjellesvik) Butterfield.  Roger was a farmer for most of his life.  He loved working the land.  He was a John Deere enthusiast and his pulling tractor, “The Chippewa County Queen,” was his pride and joy competing in and winning many pulls. 


He is survived by his daughter: Kelly Butterfield of New Auburn; step-daughters: Kim (Rod) Cairns Eagan, MN, Kristy (Christopher) Crownhart of Mountain Home, ID; brother: Ralph (Carol) Butterfield of New Auburn; ex-wife: Sandra Butterfield, grandchildren:  Forest (Brittany) Dressel, Lillianna Score, Kateland Reinolt, Madeline Crownhart, Kyle Crownhart; great-grandchildren:  Maverick and Jentry Dressel; numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.


He was preceded in death by his parents:  William and Alice Butterfield; wife: Debra; brothers:  Bill, Ray, Jack, and Robert Butterfield; sisters:  Shirley Stanford, Mary Snodgrass, Ella Waterhouse, Lois Fedie and Audrey Biery.


Private services will be held at a later date. Olson Funeral Home in Bloomer is assisting the family.  Online condolences may be expressed at  

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