DEAN MAURICE ROGERS, 83, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013. He was a member of the Harlan United Methodist Church. He was an instructor on the rifle range while serving in the Marines during the Korean War
. He owned Dean's Floor Covering and later was co-owner of D & D Carpet. He resided in Englewood, Fla. for 17 years moving back to Harlan in 1997. He was a skilled woodworker, creating unique pieces of art, such as a wooden ferris wheel and merry-go-round; he was also an avid reader. He is survived by his loving wife of 62 years, Marylin (Bollier) Rogers; daughters, Mauna (Gene) Cowan, Renee (Rob) Ely; grandchildren, Grant (Nikki) Cowan, Reid and Kylene Cowan and Ashley and Bobby Ely; three great-grandchildren, Abby, Braden and Elaina Cowan; sister, Joyce Johnson. A memorial service is 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 27, 2013 at Harlan United Methodist Church, 16434 State Road 37, with family visitation from 2 to 3 p.m. at the church. Memorials to honor Dean are to Harlan United Methodist Church or Harlan Christian Youth Center. Arrangements by Hockemeyer Funeral Home, Harlan.