ROGER L. SCHIMTZ June 26, 1949 - March 3, 2022

Roger passed away at his home. He is survived by his companion, Dave Ridenour. Roger was an innkeeper and operated the Rippon-Kinsella House bed and breakfast in Springfield. He loved to cook, play cards and Scrabble, and walk his dog, Benny. He was loved by everyone and will be greatly missed. A few years ago, I took a long lunch hour and we walked over to the Sangamon County building. I think I charged $42.50 on my Visa card, and I told him at the time, “Hey, it’s only been 37 years and we don’t want to rush into anything.” His companion, Dave

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