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Rodger E Alden, Sr

January 29, 1932 ~ December 1, 2019 (age 87)

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Rodger E Alden Sr., 87, of New Whiteland, Indiana entered into rest Sunday, December 1st, 2019 in New Whiteland, Indiana.

Rodger was born on Friday, January 29th, 1932 in Elmira, New York to the late John Alden and Esther (Booth) Alden. Rodger married the love of his life Ruth Payton on Monday, February 15, 1954 in Clinton, Indiana.

Rodger was a member of the Church of Christ in Whiteland, Indiana. He enjoyed reading and liked watching old movies. He loved his dog and relaxing in the recliner. Rodger served his country and was a United States Air Force Veteran.

Survivors include his wife, Ruth Alden of New Whiteland; his children, Rodger Alden Jr. of Indianapolis, John Alden of Poland, Eugene (Sue) Alden of Bargersville, Paul (Rebecca) Alden of Indianapolis, Terry (Paula) Alden of Florida, Priscilla (Tom Hinds) Alden of Indianapolis, Elizabeth (Eugene) Bibb of Greenwood, Jasmin (Keith) Fordyce of New Whiteland; 12 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren.

Rodger was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Sarah Root; brothers, John Alden Jr. and Booth Alden.

Visitation will be held on Thursday, December 5th, 2019 from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Jessen Funeral Home ~ Whiteland Chapel. Funeral services will be conducted on Friday, December 6th, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. at the Church of Christ in Whiteland, Indiana.

Arrangements entrusted to Jessen Funeral Home ~ Whiteland Chapel

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December 5, 2019

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Jessen Funeral Home-Whiteland
729 HWY 31
Whiteland, IN 46184

December 6, 2019

1:00 PM
Church of Christ
625 West 600 North
Whiteland, IN 46184