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Roger died February 24, 2012, in Shafter, California. He was born June 21, 1926, in Durham, Kansas and was a member of the Mennonite Church. His occupation at the time he entered Civilian Public Service in 1944 was listed as "Farmer." Roger joined the smokejumpers in 1945 and was stationed in Cave Junction, Oregon. He returned to farming after the war.
Smokejumping; Smokejumpers -- United States; National Smokejumper Association; Wildfire fighters; Obituaries
National Smokejumper Association, "Smokejumper Obituary: Frantz, Roger Lee (Cave Junction 1945)" (2020). Smokejumper Obituaries. 331.