Roger Dvorak, 73, of Billings, who had owned and operated his own semi-truck, died Tuesday, April 2, 2013.
He was born Sept. 13, 1939, to Frank and Esther (Schleining) Dvorak in Billings. He worked on the family homestead in Worden until he enlisted in the Army on Sept. 13, 1956, his 17th birthday. He married Patricia “Pat” Sikora on July 9, 1960.
Mr. and Mrs. Dvorak had lived in Detroit, Mich., Salt Lake City, Utah, and St. Paul, Minn., before returning to Montana. They lived on the family homestead in Worden for several years and purchased a home in Billings in 1977.
Mr. Dvorak spent years working at Pierce Packing and Beall Trailer & Transport, where he was a welder. He was an owner operator of his own semi-truck and traveled the country with his wife.
Survivors include daughters, Cynthia Church, Laurie Salo and Christie Thielen; sons, Michael Dvorak and Rodney Dvorak; six grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
A celebration of his life was held April 7 at Cremation & Funeral Gallery.