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Cremation will take place; he will be laid to rest with Sandy at Ft. Custer National Cemetery. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to Centrica Care Navigators Hospice, c/o the funeral home.
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Rogers, Richard “Dick”
Age 85, passed away at Rose Arbor Hospice Residence on December 2, 2021, with family at his side. He was born in Burlington, IA, on September 10, 1936, the son of the late Lawrence and Mildred (Harker) Rogers. After graduating high school, he enlisted in and served our country with honor in the U.S. Army. After being honorably discharged, he returned and made Michigan his home. On December 29, 1959, he married the love of his life, Sandy (Gustafson) Rogers who preceded him in passing in 2014. Dick was kind, generous and loving. He worked hard to provide for his family and was employed for several years at Domestic Linen and later at Eckrich Meat Company. When not working, Dick was an avid bowler and golfer; made friends on several leagues and had many “300 Games” throughout his career. He was also a loyal Detroit Tigers fan and enjoyed spending time at the casino. He was a member of the Schoolcraft American Legion Post 475. Above all Dick loved his family and leaves them with wonderful memories. His smile and laughter will be missed by all. Dick is survived by four children, Tracy (Rick) Burgen, Rich (Amy) Rogers, Mike (Mary) Rogers, Matt (Billie) Rogers; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren; siblings, Judy Mohney and Laurie Rogers; nieces, nephews and friends. He was also preceded in passing by a daughter, Pam Bowling; siblings, Gary Rogers, Joyce Leach, Barb Keene, Kelly Rogers. Cremation will take place; he will be laid to rest with Sandy at Ft. Custer National Cemetery. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to Centrica Care Navigators Hospice, c/o the funeral home.