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William Russell Rogers

William Russell Rogers


William (Bill) Rogers, at age 53 (of Thoreau, N.M.), passed away on April 30 at Presbyterian Hospital in Albuquerque, N.M., after a long battle with pancreatic cancer.

Bill was born in St. Paul, Minn. on May 29, 1959 to Bernard and Marie (Loerzel) Rogers. He lived in Thoreau, with his wife Valerie (Duckers) Rogers, where he worked as a carpenter. He also lived in Perham for many years where he worked as a baker.

Preceding him in death were his parents, Bernard and Marie (Loerzel) Rogers.

Survivors include his wife Valerie (Duckers) Rogers; his two sons, Jeremy and Russell Rogers; seven sisters, Carol, Alice, Betty, Kathy, Phyllis, Rita and Sally; two brothers, James and John; and one grandson, Timothy Rogers.

He is a beloved son, husband, father, brother and grandfather. Memorial services will be held at St. Lawrence Hall, Perham, on Monday, May 27, from 1-3 p.m.