Obit: Rogers, Ernest M. (1894 – 1969)


Surnames: Rogers, Hood, Yager, Trombley, Janes, Bickler, Abramson, Mortenson

----Source: THORP COURIER (Thorp, Clark County, Wis.) 29 May 1969

Rogers, Ernest M. (10 MAR 1894 – 11 MAY 1969)

Funeral services were held on Wednesday afternoon, May 14 at McElravy - Geier Funeral Home, Ladysmith, for Ernest M. Rogers, 75, Lannon, a former Hannibal resident, who died Sunday, May 11, 1969 at Menomonee Falls. He had been ill for three days following a heart attack. Rev. William Hood officiating, and burial took place in Riverside Cemetery, Ladysmith.

A Soo Line railroad employee for 35 years, Mr. Rogers was born March 10, 1894 at Christy. He lived at Ladysmith from 1919 to 1959, when he moved to Hannibal, remaining their until 1966. His marriage to Maude A. Yager took place October 25, 1958, at Hannibal.

Surviving, along with his wife, are eight children, Verland of North Dakota, Ina Trombley of Apopka, Florida, Olive Jaynes of Orlando, Florida, Zelma Bickler of Chicago, Bethel Abramson of Richfield, Minn., Ernest G. of Ladysmith, Shirley Mortenson of Minneapolis, and Brenda Yager of Milwaukee; eleven step-sons and daughters, 30 grandchildren, 36 step-grandchildren, 5 great-grandchildren, and several step-great-grandchildren.



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