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Robert 'Bobby' Rogers

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[August 22, 2008]  Robert L. "Bobby" Rogers, 60, of Lincoln, died Thursday, Aug. 21, 2008, at 6:22 p.m. at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital.

His funeral will be at 1 p.m. Monday at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Lincoln, with Bill Degen officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service.

Cremation will follow the service on Monday. There will be a graveside service at 1 p.m. Friday, Aug. 29.

Mr. Rogers had worked at Lincoln Developmental Center as a mental health technician.

He was born June 25, 1948, at Effingham to Charles B. and Violet L. Miller Rogers.

He is survived by his ex-wife and good friend, Rose Tolliver of Lincoln; three sons, Steven R. Rogers of Lincoln, Quincy B. (and Christa) Rogers of Lincoln and Bradley Herlien of Brandon, Fla.; one daughter, Sara Rogers and fiance Nick Fleshman of Lincoln; one brother, Jim (and Brenda) Rogers of Effingham; one sister, Joyce (and Norman) Hawbaker of Decatur; and his beloved dog, Mary Todd Lincoln.

He was preceded in death by his parents; two sons, Ramsey and Barry Rogers; and two brothers, Rodell and Billy Rogers.

He was a member of Holy Family Church.

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Bobby's life centered around his family, his dog and his Catholic faith.

His many hobbies included photography, collection of John Deere and Coca-Cola memorabilia, flea markets and antiques, and the history of Illinois, especially Abraham Lincoln.

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