Roger Allan Pietila

August 31, 1960 - July 17, 2014-

Roger Allan Pietila took his first breath in Astoria Oregon on August 31, 1960 and his final breath in Bend, Oregon on July 17, 2014.

He attended Astoria high school and studied mechanics at Clatsop Community college. His love of cars and motorcycles led him to his career as parts manager at Birdwell Motors, Miller Ford, and eventually Astoria Ford. His pride and

dedication to his work showed through by his knowledge of Ford parts numbers and being able to recite them by heart.

Roger enjoyed being outdoors riding his motorcycles,

fishing, or just spending time with family and friends barbecuing. He had an extreme passion for vehicles and motorcycles always finding something to tinker with in his garage.

Roger is survived by his mother Maxine Pietila, and brother Kenneth Pietila, of Astoria, his daughter Laura Pietila and grandchildren, Shaun, Aayden, and Kaely of Madras,

Oregon, as well as several cousins and friends across Oregon. He was preceded in death by his father Lauri Pietila.

There will be a celebration of life at Redmond Memorial Chapel in Redmond, on August 1, at 1 p.m. and a graveside service at Ocean View Cemetery in Warrenton, Oregon on

August 15, 2014 at 1 p.m.

Memorial contributions can be made to Partners in Care Hospice House in Bend, or the charity of your choice. Please sign our registry guestbook at