Roger F. Hingst, 66, of Burlington, died Monday, November 21, 2022, at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City.
Born November 4, 1956, in Burlington, Iowa, he was the son of Paul and Alice Bright Hingst.
He was a graduate of Burlington Notre Dame and of the Catholic faith.
Roger “Frank the Tank” worked as a prison guard for the Fort Madison Penitentiary for over 30 years.
He was a wonderful father and a tremendous help to his children throughout their lives. He was the best grandpa and enjoyed taking his grandchildren to school and attending all of their sports activities. He was very giving to his family and always put himself last.
Survivors include his three children; Jeromy Hingst of Alabama and Aimee Hingst and Greg Hingst both of Burlington; five grandchildren, Xavior, Xander, Quinn, Nadiya, and Jeffrey; one great-granddaughter, Miley; siblings, Mary Bright-Hingst, Barbara Hingst, Mark Hingst, Sally Hingst, David Hingst, Becky Hingst, John Hingst, Eric Hingst, and Michelle Turnbull, and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers, Gregory Hingst and Tom Hingst, and four sisters, Melissa Hingst-Standard, Christal Hingst, Christina Hingst, and Jane Hingst.
The memorial funeral service for Roger will be 2 p.m. Monday, November 28 at Lunning Chapel. Father Paul Appel will officiate. Inurnment will be held in Sacred Heart Cemetery, following the service. The family will receive friends for one hour prior to the service.
According to his wishes, cremation has been accorded and entrusted to the care of Lunning Chapel.
A memorial has been established for the family.