Roger H. “Fridge” Behm, 61, Bismarck, passed away December 21, 2017, in his home, after a tough battle with diabetes. Memorial services will be held on Wednesday, December 27, 2017, at 2:00 p.m., at the Bismarck Funeral Home. Burial will be at St. Mary’s Cemetery, Bismarck.
Roger was born on March 9, 1956, in Valley City, ND, to Herman and Shirley (Beyer) Behm. He grew up and was educated in Fingal, ND. He enjoyed being an over the road trucker, then worked locally after his health deteriorated. He enjoyed his Harleys and was a dedicated member of the Freedom Riders motorcycle club.
Roger is survived by his daughter, Erica Rathje; step children: Donald Bailey and LeAnn Tracey; grandchildren and step grandchildren; brother: Errol (Linda) Behm; sisters: Bonnie (Raymond) Lahlum and Kathleen Gawryluck; and many nieces, nephews, cousins, friends, and a special dog, Gizmo.
Fridge was preceded in death by his parents, grandparents, and wife, Jan (Bailey) Behm.