Roger Gehrke, 57, of Cottage Grove, OR, died Dec. 10, 2013 of cancer which he had battled with good humor and a positive approach. Roger owned Roger’s Collision Repair, on Gibbs Ave in Cottage Grove, an auto body repair and paint shop. His favorite hobbies were planning pranks of epic proportions and telling stories about his childhood adventures. Everyone he came in contact with has a story attached to some event with Roger, leaving them with smiles to share. A celebration of his life was held Saturday, Jan. 18.