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Roger L. Greiff, 69, of Sycamore and DuPage County, Ill., passed away at home peacefully on July 15 surrounded by his loving family after a short illness. He was born in Perham on March 22, 1944.

Roger worked for the Wheaton Christian Grammar School in Winfield, Ill. for 18 years and most recently worked for the Marquardt School District #15 in Glendale Heights, Ill. for the last 18 years, retiring in June of 2010.

He is survived by his wife, Lynn, the mother of his children, Karen Martin of Glen Ellyn, Ill.; daughters, Kristin Arvigo of Mt. Morris, Ill., Leah VanDerMolen (Russell) of West Chicago, Ill. and Sarah Ernst (Jason) of Wheeling, Ill.; son, Stephan of St. Louis, Mo.; stepson, Curtis Leopold of Parker, Pa.; 11 grandchildren; a great-granddaughter; and a number of nieces and nephews.

A celebration of his life will be held on Sunday, July 21 at 1:30 p.m. at the Willow Creek Community Church at the Wheaton Academy-DuPage Campus, 900 Prince Crossing Road, West Chicago, Ill. A reception will immediately follow the service.

In lieu of flowers, please send memorials to Wheaton Christian Grammar School, 1N350 Taylor Drive, Winfield, IL 60190. Arrangements were completed by the Butala Funeral Home and Crematory, Sycamore, Ill. To sign the online guest book, go to