Roger Dean Altman

1943 - 2020

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Roger D. Altman, 77 of Findlay passed away on Saturday, November 21, 2020. He was born on July 27, 1943 in Findlay to the late Charles and Elouise (Woodruff) Altman. Roger married Marjorie Binau and they divorced. He married Rose Pohl on July 21, 2006 and she survives along with his three children; Shirley Altman, Christina Altman both of Findlay and Roger D. Altman, II of Manchester, NH. Roger is also survived by his brother, Gary (Linda) Altman of Findlay, grandson, Mario Lee Altman of Findlay, step children; Tammy Karn, Brian Kleman, Julie Reynolds, seven step grandchildren and two step great-grandchildren. Roger was preceded in death by his brother, David Altman, sister, Charlene Altman and granddaughter, Tiffany Harrison Altman. He served his country in the U.S. Navy. Roger was a Sergeant with the Findlay Police Department where he retired after 26 years. He then worked for Best Buy Distributions. He was a life member of the F.O.P., the Ohio Chapter F.B.I.N.A.A., the Keystone Cops Comedy Team, the Moose Lodge, Eagles, DAV, Amvets, VFW, American Legion, Jeff Gordon Fan Club and the Blue Knights Law Enforcement Motorcycle Club. Visitation will be held on Monday, November 23, 2020 from 2:00 - 6:00 pm at COLDREN-CRATES FUNERAL HOME and one hour (10:00 - 11:00 am) prior to the service. A funeral service will begin at 11:00 am on Tuesday, November 24, 2020 at COLDREN-CRATES FUNERAL HOME with Pastor Jim Klausing officiating. Burial will follow in Knollcrest Cemetery, east of Findlay where full military rites will be conducted by the Hancock County Veterans Memorial Squad. Online condolences can be expressed to the family by visiting coldrencrates.com.


Service Information
  • Visitation Details:

    COLDREN-CRATES FUNERAL HOME [Map]
    205 West Sandusky Street
    Findlay, Ohio 45840
    Monday, November 23rd 2020 2 pm - 6 pm
    Tuesday, November 24th 2020 10 am - 11 am

  • Funeral Service:

    Tuesday, November 24th 2020 - 11:00 AM

  • Service Location:

    COLDREN-CRATES FUNERAL HOME [Map]
    205 West Sandusky Street
    Findlay, Ohio 45840

  • Final Resting Place:

    Knollcrest Cemetery [Map]
    18085 S.R. 12
    Arcadia, Ohio 44804

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To : Altman Families
Date :Saturday, November 21st 2020
From : Greg Cindy Wireman Family
You all have our deepest condolences!!! Sending lots of prayers and love!!! 🙏❤️🙏❤️
RIP Uncle Roger!!!



To : Linda Gary Altman
Date :Sunday, November 22nd 2020
From : Dee Sands
I am so sorry for your loss. Sending hugs and prayers



To : Altman family
Date :Sunday, November 22nd 2020
From : Mykey Karn
I will always miss watching nascar with you Roger and you will be greatly missed and thank you for your service.

RIP Roger D. Altman



To : Altman Family
Date :Sunday, November 22nd 2020
From : Barbara Woodruff Lee
Sending my condolences with love. May your memories sustain you and peace ease your pain.



To : Christine Altman and family
Date :Sunday, November 22nd 2020
From : Connie Hile Stockdale
Chris, I am so very sorry for the loss of your dad. Hugs lil girl.



To : The Altman Family
Date :Monday, November 23rd 2020
From : Judith McDonald Stanfield
Sorry to hear about your loss. Roger was in my class of 61. My thoughts and prayers are with you.



To : The Altman Reynolds and Kleman Families
Date :Monday, November 23rd 2020
From : Donnie Annissa Hoyt
Our deepest sympathy and prayers to you all. "Rog" will truly be missed.



To : The Altman Family
Date :Monday, November 23rd 2020
From : Debra Roberts Latham
I am so sorry to hear about the passing of Roger. I knew him through my dad at the police station. He was the nicest person I’ve met. Also very polite and a GREAT policeman. He will be missed greatly missed by so many people including me. RIH Roger🤍



To : The Altman Family
Date :Monday, November 23rd 2020
From : Todd Freeman
I am sorry to read of Roger's passing. You have my deepest condolences and your family is in my prayers.



To : Rose Altman
Date :Monday, November 23rd 2020
From : Cheryl Hemminger
I am so sorry about the passing of Roger. My prayers are with you and your family.



To : Rose Altman
Date :Monday, November 23rd 2020
From : Cheryl Hemminger
I am so sorry about the passing of Roger. My prayers are with you and your family.



To : Shirley Altman
Date :Monday, November 23rd 2020
From : Ann and Gabe Hollister
So sorry for your loss hugs and prayers to your family,




To : Altman family
Date :Monday, November 23rd 2020
From : David A Spitsnaugle
Hi rose sorry about roger roger and I had alot of good times on the police force our prayers tobu and the family RIP Roger



To : Shirley Altman
Date :Tuesday, November 24th 2020
From : Ruth Lamme
Shirley, I am so sorry to hear the passing of your father. My prayers go out to you and your family at this time of mourning. May God watch over you and the family. If you need anything, just holler. Ruthie





To : The family of Roger Altman
Date :Tuesday, November 24th 2020
From : Mike Ring
So sorry to hear of Roger's passing. We had many laughs together and he will be remembered as a good supervisor on the police department to work for as well as work with. May he rest in peace.



To : The Altman Family
Date :Wednesday, November 25th 2020
From : Lu Anne Woodruff Lander
To the entire Altman Family, You are in my thoughts and prayers at this most difficult time. You have my deepest, heartfelt condolences.



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