Robert D. Rogell
~ 2013 ~
PRESCOTT, AZ – Robert D. Rogell, 79, died on December 7, 2013, after a long illness. He was predeceased by his parents, Dorothy K. and William G. Rogell, and his brother, Billy. He is survived by a son, Steve Aitken (Peggi) of Aspen, CO and several cousins.
Bob was a graduate of Michigan State University, served in the U.S. Navy and had a life-long interest in aviation. He was an excellent pilot and mechanic, taught at Aero Mechanics High School and owned a Flight School in Detroit for many years. After leaving Detroit he pursued his aviation career, maintaining general aviation airplanes and working for CIRPAS on the Monterey Peninsula. Bob was a devout Catholic and animal lover, Red Wing hockey fan and good friend to many.
A Memorial Mass will be celebrated at 11:00am January 11, 2015 at St. Francis Cabrini Church, Camp Verde, AZ.
Memorial tributes may be made to
, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or the animal charity of your choosing.
Published in The Monterey Herald on Dec. 27, 2013