Roger Rains

Roger I. Rains, age 65, of Pisgah, Iowa, passed away on Tuesday, August 14, 2018 at Community Memorial Hospital in Missouri Valley, Iowa. Roger was born on August 27, 1952 to Ithel and Sylvia (Massie) Rains in Pisgah, Iowa. Roger graduated from West Harrison High School. He studied music and audio production at Uno/Metro Tech. Roger owned Rains Audio and Video in Onawa, Iowa. He enjoyed playing the guitar and being a Chicago Bears fan.

Roger is survived by his brother Joe Rains and Wife Stephanie of Dixon, Illinois, aunts: Noami Weber of Council Bluffs, Iowa, Joyce Acrea of Murrieta, California, uncles: Jerry Massie of Downey, California, Johnnie Massie of Kennewick, Washington, niece Emily Rains, and nephew Nicholas Rains.

He is preceded in death by his father Ithel, mother Sylvia, maternal and paternal grandparents.

Services will be held at a later date. Arrangements by Hennessey Funeral Home.




  • Mark and Barbara Jensen Posted August 17, 2018 1:18 pm

    Our thoughts and prayers go out to Joe and the rest of Roger’s family and friends at this difficult time. Mark and I really had a great time with Roger through the years when Roger and his Mom Sylvia operated and owned the Old Home Cafe. R.I.P. Roger! We will miss you!

  • Mary and Mike Maxted Posted August 24, 2018 10:34 am

    We are so saddened to hear of Roger’s death. He was a classmate of ours and he will always be fondly remembered.

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