Richard "Dick" Rogers

Richard "Dick" Rogers
Sept. 27, 1937 - Jan. 19, 2013
Resident of Sunnyvale
Richard died peacefully with his family by his side on Jan. 19, 2013 in Santa Clara, California. He served in the U.S. Army 1959 to 1962 and met his wife following his military service at the Portland State University. He was a longtime resident of Cupertino and prominent business owner of Altos Oaks Chevron in Los Altos, California. Father of three and grandfather of 3, he is survived by his wife of 50 years Eleanor; his children Walter and Christine; grandchildren Elizabeth, David, and Brianna. He is preceded in death by his son Gerald "Jerry" Rogers. Richard was known for his wonderful sense of humor and his love for his children and grandchildren. He will be deeply missed by his friends and family. The family asks that any memorial contributions may be made to the American Red Cross.


Published in San Jose Mercury News/San Mateo County Times on Feb. 9, 2013