Rodger William Cordes

January 15, 1932 - May 21, 2021

Rodger William Cordes, 89, a resident of Cape Coral, FL since _1987, formerly of South Setauket NY, passed away Friday, May 21, 2021 in Cape Coral. He was born January 15, 1932 in Troy, NY to Arthur and Anna Cordes, now deceased.

Rodger was a loving husband, father and a proud Army veteran, who served during the Korean war.  He was a machinist by trade and retired as a Maintenance Supervisor from the State University of New York system.  Rodger was an avid woodworker and enjoyed sharing his work with family and friends.  In his spare time, he also enjoyed gardening and fishing. 

He is survived by his loving wife, Marion of 68 years. He is also survived by his daughters Mary and Maureen, his sons Rodger Jr, Robert, Richard, Roy and Raymond.  He leaves behind 12 grandchildren, Matthew, Luke, Andrew, Christopher, Jacquelyn, Anthony, Michelle, Morgan, Jocelyn, Daniel, Karen and Steven and one great-granddaughter Emersyn.

Rodger was preceded in death by his son, Ross in 1996 and his loving sister Helen.

A Memorial Service is planned in Cape Coral, Florida.  Please contact the family for details. 

Memorial Contributions in memory of Rodger William Cordes are suggested to St Jude Children Hospitals, Disabled American Veterans.

Friends are invited to send condolences via the on-line guest book which can be found at

Mullins Memorial Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Cape Coral, is entrusted with final care.


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