Mr. Daniel Roike, 82, of Hanover, Ohio passed away on January 21, 2013 at his residence.
He was born on November 10, 1930 in Newark, OHIO to the late Joseph and Elizabeth (Cadan) Roike.
He graduated from Newark High School in 1944.
Mr. Roike retired from Rockwell International after 36 years in Newark and Kenton, OH.
He was owner of Hanover Drive Thru for 13 years.
He was a member of the Hanover Council for 12 years, the Elks Lodge #157 in Kenton, OHIO and Madison Grange.
He is survived by his loving wife of 41 years, Bonnie Jeanne (Andrews) Roike, whom he married November 29, 1971; son, Jeffrey Allen (Debra) Roike; special daughter-in-law, Atha (Sis) Shrivers; 2 grandsons, Michael J. Roike and James P. Roike; 1 step-grandson, Steven San Filippo; 2 step-granddaughters, Lesa Mitchell and Roberta (Bobbi) Shrivers; 5 step-great-grandchildren, Brooklyn Nicole Short, Robert Blake Short, Christian Tanner Spellman, David Kody Mitchell and Trittnee Mitchell; and sister, Lena Wise.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his stepson, Robert William Shrivers; 1 brother, Tommy Roike and 2 sisters, Viola Sampoul and Ireka Ball.
A funeral service for Daniel Roike will be held at 1 PM on Friday, January 25, 2013 at Trinity Episcopal Church, 76 E. Main St., Newark, OH with The Reverend Robert E. Willmann officiating.
Burial will follow at Cedar Hill Cemetery, Newark, Ohio.
The family will receive friends on Thursday, January 24, 2013 from 2-4 and 6-8 PM at Brucker-Kishler Funeral Home, 985 N. 21st St., Newark, OH.
Memorial contributions can be made to the American Heart Association or the Trinity Episcopal Church.
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