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•  The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that "Roger Dierberg, scion of the Dierberg family and former executive vice president of Dierbergs Markets grocery stores, died Wednesday, a few days shy of what would have been his 89th birthday … An engineer, Dierberg first worked at McDonnell Aircraft, leaving in 1969 to work for the family business. He was the cousin of the growing company’s chairman, Bob Dierberg."

The story notes that Roger Dierberg "was active in philanthropy and charity. He worked closely with Operation Food Search and was also involved in Food Industry Crusade Against Hunger, an organization devoted first to feeding people in underdeveloped parts of the world and, later, in the United States."