Rogers, Henry N. ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. Henry N. Rogers was born May 17, 1918 in Albany to Henry C. and Katherine (nee O'Neill) Rogers. He died Thanksgiving evening, Thursday, November 28, 2013 at the Lutheran Home and Services in Arlington Heights. He served in the Army during World War II from 1941 to 1945. He graduated from the University of Notre Dame in 1940 with a B.S. in commerce and graduated from Cornell University with a master's degree in industrial relations. He worked for more than 30 years in a variety of positions in multiple locations for the Continental Can Company in human resources and labor relations. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus in Arlington Heights, and he was active in St. Edna's Parish. Henry is survived by his children, Mary Katherine (Roger Deatherage) Rogers, Henry C. Rogers, Ann R. (William) Bransley, and Thomas F. (Gwendolyn Bennett) Rogers. He was blessed with six grandchildren, Emily and Michael Deatherage, Henry E. and Orquidea Rogers, and Alyssa and Colleen Bransley. He was preceded in death by his wife, Helen A. (nee Cashman) Rogers, whom he married on October 6, 1951; his parents and his sister, Elizabeth Lang. Visitation, Friday, December 6, 2013 from 3 until 8 p.m. at the Glueckert Funeral Home, Ltd., 1520 N. Arlington Heights Road, (four blocks south of Palatine Road) in Arlington Heights and Saturday, December 7, 2013 at St. Edna Catholic Church, 2525 N. Arlington Heights Road, Arlington Heights from 9: a.m. until the funeral Mass at 10 a.m. at St. Edna Church. Interment is at St. Michael the Archangel Cemetery, Palatine, Ill. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to
, 1140 W. Jackson Blvd., Chicago, IL 60607 or at mercyhome.org. For funeral information and condolences, visit GlueckertFH.com or call (847) 253-0168.
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Published in Albany Times Union on Dec. 5, 2013