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Elton H.

Elton H. Rogers, age 87, passed away on July 27, 2013, in Winter Haven, Florida. He was born on December 20, 1925, in Toledo, Ohio to Russell and Rose (Buettner) Rogers. Elton served in the U.S. Army during WWII and was awarded two Bronze Stars, the Purple Heart and a P.O.W. medal. Elton was a Firefighter and a retired Supervisor of Communications with REMSNO. He married the love of his life, Mary Zawodney on November 30th, 1960.

Elton was a member of V.F.W., American Legion, Masonic Lodge #659 Robinson Locke, the Scottish Rite, the Zenobia Shrine, and Arab Patrol.

He is survived by his wife, Mary Rogers; daughter, Ellen Mens; sons, Michael and Robert Rogers; grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents and sons, Randall and David Rogers.

Friends may visit the family on Thursday from 4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. at the Walker Funeral Home, 5155 Sylvania Ave, (west of Corey Rd) with a Last Alarm and Masonic service at 7:00 p.m. Services will be held at the funeral home on Friday at 11:00 a.m. Interment will follow at Historic Woodlawn Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Shriner's Hospitals for Children, 8048 Broadstone Blvd., Perrysburg, Oh 43551. Condolences may shared with the family at

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Published in Toledo Blade from July 28 to July 30, 2013
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