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Ian M. Roetman

Ian M. Roetman, 22, died February 10, 2020. He was born February 20, 1997, in Ft. Collins, Colorado, to Tim Roetman and Amanda (Holbert) Blackwood.
Ian grew up in Clay Center, graduating from CCCHS in 2015. He attended KU and Ft. Hays State University and was currently enrolled in the electrician program at NCK Technical College-Hays Campus. Ian worked as a technician for Twin Valley Telephone. He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Clay Center. He was an avid KU basketball and Philadelphia Eagle fan. He also enjoyed hunting, fishing and playing on his PlayStation. He maintained a very close relationship with his 2015 high school classmates, enjoying vacations and Friends-givings together. He made friends everywhere he went, including a large group in Hays.
Ian is survived by his mother Amanda Blackwood, Miltonvale, Kan.; father Tim (Shanon) Roetman, Torrance, Calif.; brothers, Peyton Blackwood, Clay Center, Kan., Sawyer Blackwood, Clay Center, Kan. and Justin Roetman, Torrance, Calif; sister, Isabelle Blackwood, Clay Center, Kan.; stepbrothers, Jesse Mungia, Torrance, Calif. and Brennan Mungia, Torrance, Calif.; stepsister Loreina Moreno, Kingsville, Texas; grandparents, Sarah (Gary) Holbert, Concordia, Kan., Evelyn (Richard) Tappey, Del Mar, Calif. and Rex (Mary Kay) Blackwood, Clay Center, Kan.
Memorial services will be held Saturday, February 15, 2020, at 10:30 a.m. at the First Baptist Church in Clay Center, with Rev. Matthew Coleman officiating. Visitation will be Friday, February 14, 2020, from 3:00-8:00 p.m. at Neill-Schwensen-Rook Funeral Home.
Memorials may be made to the Ian Roetman memorial fund to be designated later, in care of the funeral home.
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