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Frank Albert Rogers

Visitation:
Tuesday, April 8, 2008 from 10:00 a.m. until service time at Waters Funeral Chapel in Vandalia, Missouri.
Service:

Tuesday, April 8, 2008 at 11:00 a.m. at Waters Funeral Chapel, 500 S. Main Street, Vandalia, Missouri 63382.
Officiating will be: Rev. Dr. Kenneth G. Jarvis.
Music provided by: selected favorite hymns.
Interment will be in the Kilby Cemetery south of Curryville.
Pallbearers: Michael Rogers, Matthew Silva, Joseph Rogers and Thomas Rogers.

Frank Albert Rogers passed away at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, April 3, 2008 at the Tri-County Care Center in Vandalia, Missouri. Frank attended Wyoming, Illinois schools and graduated from Wyoming High School in 1935. After school he worked as a lineman for then Illinois Power and Light for 11 years. Frank had also worked in the coal mines around Wyoming, Illinois before moving to the rural Estes/Gazette area where he and his wife bought a farm. He retired from farming in the late 60's and then worked for Ardco Finishing in Wellsville until he retired from there in 1985. Frank and his wife had attended the Estes Presbyterian Church and he enjoyed gardening, fishing and reading.

Born: September 23, 1917 in Wyoming, Illinois the son of Frank A. and Agnes (Youngberg) Rogers.

Married: Winifred Ruth Kilgore in Davenport, Iowa on January 18, 1941; she preceded him in death on October 11, 2002.

Survivors include: two sons, Thomas K. Rogers of Farber, Missouri and Joseph E. Rogers of Washington, Missouri; two daughters, Kathleen Silva of Nederland, Texas and Jacqueline Rogers of rural Middletown, Missouri; also survived by seven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

Preceded in death by: wife, Winifred Ruth in 2002; three brothers, Fred Rogers, James Rogers and Robert Rogers.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are encouraged to the Kilby Cemetery Association in care of Waters Funeral Chapel, P O Box 84, Vandalia, Missouri 63382-0084.


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