March 15, 1939 — May 2, 2019

Roger Rietz, 80, died Thursday, May 2, 2019.

He was born March 15, 1939, in Albany to Herbert and Lillian (Sperling) Rietz.

His father passed away a short time before Roger graduated from Albany Union High School in 1957. He moved to Eugene with his mother for a while and went to broadcasting school.

He worked for Wah Chang before he got a job working at the Albany Post Office, where he worked from 1959 until 1992.

Roger married Sandra Houser in Albany on April 7, 1973.

After he retired from the post office, he went back to work at Wah Chang in their mailroom, retiring in 2007.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Roger is survived by his wife, Sandra; sister, Virginia Marshall; brother, Herbert Rietz, Jr; sons, Corey and Steve; daughter, Julie Gilbertson; and five grandchildren.

A celebration of life will be at 3 p.m. on May 15, 2019, at Fisher Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be given to your favorite charity.

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