Roger Lepel, age 71, of Lester Prairie, Minnesota, passed away Sunday, January 26, 2014, at the V.A. Medical Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Visitation will be at the Chilson Funeral Home in Winsted, Minnesota, on Thursday, January 30, 2014, from 4:00 – 8:00 PM. Private interment with Military Honors will be at Fort Snelling National Cemetery in Minneapolis. Arrangements are with the Chilson Funeral Home of Winsted.