Roger Van Patten Vagle

November 3, 1932 - July 30, 2017

Roger VP. Vagle, of Cape Coral, Fl., went home to the Lord on July 30, 2017. He was 84 years old. Roger was born and raised in DeKalb, Illinois. He was the son of Myrtle Ruth Van Patten Vagle and Benjamin Joseph Vagle.

Roger graduated from DeKalb High School in 1951. He became a master electrician and worked for numerous electrical contractors in northern Illinois and Fort Myers, Fl. He owned his own business, Edison Electric Service, for many years in Fort Myers.

Roger was a die-hard Chicago Cubs fan and always enjoyed watching them play in person and on television. He was so happy when the Cubs won the World Series in 2016. He also enjoyed rooting for the Chicago Bears and Chicago Bulls. He enjoyed working in his yard daily and tending to his numerous plants and trees.

Those surviving Roger are his children: Laura (David) DeShazo, Cape Coral; Tory (Lori) Vagle, Fort Myers; Todd (Tari) Vagle, Cape Coral; and Lisa (John) Vagle Curtis, Fort Myers. He also has 6 grandchildren and one great grandson, Jennifer DeShazo, Daniel (Jamie) DeShazo, Cody Vagle, Kylee Vagle, Drew Curtis, Cristina Milazzo, and Cameron DeShazo (great-grandson). In addition, he has numerous nieces and nephews.

Preceding him in death are his parents, his brother, Robert Vagle; sister, Bonnie Vagle Yocum; sister, Betty Vagle; and brother-in-law Kenneth Yocum.

The family wishes to thank Hope Hospice House staff members in Cape Coral for their tender care and the helpful staff at Mullins Funeral and Cremation Services in Cape Coral.

A private memorial will be held at a later date.

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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