Douglas Oppegard, 1957-2015

Published 9:35 am Thursday, June 18, 2015

Douglas “Doug” Oppegard, 57, of Rowlett, Texas, passed away Sunday, June 14, 2015.

Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. today at Rest Haven Funeral Home in Rowlett, Texas. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday. He will be laid to rest beside his sister at Mt. Olive Cemetery in Scurry, Texas.

Douglas Oppegard

Douglas Oppegard

He was born Oct. 21, 1957, in Abilene, Texas, to Conrad and Shari (Walker) Oppegard. A resident of Rowlett for 11 years, Doug was a member of Tree of Life Lutheran Church. He was very quiet, but loved joking around. He was a fighter through his sickness. Doug enjoyed working on computers, building model cars, watching movies and sci-fi television shows. He loved animals and kids, and  especially spending time with his family.

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Doug is survived by his father, Con Oppegard; mother, Shari Oppegard; sister, Debra Oppegard; uncles and aunts Gary and Karen Walker and Helen and Terry Pelcher; and cousins Leah, Chad and Nathan Walker, Andrew Pelcher, Kelly and Mark Walters and Chris Hanson. He was preceded in death by his sister, Darcy Oppegard; grandparents Lloyd and Lillian Walker and Kenneth and Florence Oppegard; and aunt and uncle Carol and Les Hanson.