Warren Delano Rogers
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[June 23, 2014]
- Warren Delano Rogers, 75, of Elkhart, passed away on Friday, June
20, 2014, at Vonderlieth Living Center in Mount Pulaski.
4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader
Funeral Home in Lincoln and one hour prior to the
service Wednesday at the church.
11:00 a.m. on Wednesday at the Elkhart Christian
Warren Delano Rogers, 75, of Elkhart, passed away on
Friday, June 20, 2014, at Vonderlieth Living Center
in Mount Pulaski.
Warren was born on April 20, 1939, in West
Frankfort, son of Harry Delano and Geneva Pearl
Bowman Rogers. He was united in marriage to Suzann
Tesmer on December 19, 1970 in Lincoln. She survives
him in Elkhart. He is also survived by his
daughters: Susan J. (Reggie) Lyons of Odin;
Christina “Tina” Smith of Lincoln; Carrie L. (Matt)
Fights of Elkhart; grandchildren: Benjamin,
Christopher, and Katie Lyons of Odin; Faith J. and
Jaxson W. Smith of Lincoln; great grandchild Braedon
Lyons; “adopted” daughter, Marilyn Renner of Chicago
and “adopted” grandson, Cole Eimer of Springfield.
He was preceded in death by his parents, sister, and
granddaughter, Hope Fights.
Warren retired from the Illinois State Police, and
he owned/operated a construction company since 1986.
Warren was an active member of the Elkhart Christian
Church. He attended Lincoln Christian University, he
received a President Life Saving Award in 1975
through the American Red Cross, and he was a Courier
Citizen of the Month in 1982. Warren also served as
an Elkhart Fire Chief for 11 years and as a Logan
County Deputy Coroner.
Cremation rites will be performed. A memorial
service will be held in his honor at 11:00 a.m. on
Wednesday, June 25, 2014, at the Elkhart Christian
Church. A visitation will be held from 4-7:00 p.m.
on Tuesday, June 24, at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader
Funeral Home in Lincoln and an hour prior to the
service on Wednesday at Elkhart Christian Church.
Memorials may be made to the Elkhart Christian
Church Building Fund, or to Lincoln Christian
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