Obituary

Geraldine Rogers


BELLEFONTAINE – Geraldine Rogers, 86, of Bellefontaine, passed away Wednesday, May 4, 2016, in Logan Acres Care Center.

She was born on June 28, 1929, in Logan County, the daughter of the late Alfred and Nellie Marie (Stansbury) Routt.

On Aug. 29, 1951, in Richmond, Ind., she married Orville Kenneth "Red" Rogers and he preceded her in death on Sept. 24, 2015. She is also preceded in death by her twin sister, Maxine Marie and another sister, Anna Mae Routt Neer, and two brothers, Norris Fredrick and John William Routt.

Geraldine is survived by a daughter, Victoria (Rick) Mortimore of Cincinnati and son, Kenny Rogers of Bellefontaine: four granddaughters, Mandy (Joey) Broome of Huntsville, Ala., Inez (Scott) Seaman of Milford, Ohio, Jennifer (Tom) Hamilton of Batavia, Ohio, and Melissa Rogers of Marysville; seven great-grandchildren, Emily, Matthew, Molly, Katherine, Abby, Lexy and Ally; and many nieces and nephews.

She had attended New Salem Lutheran Church and was a member of both the VFW and EAGLES Auxiliary in Bellefontaine. She loved to garden and spent much of her time canning vegetables for her family. She also enjoyed fishing with her late husband as well as trips to Michigan for mushroom picking. Most of all, she enjoyed time spent with her family and friends.

Pastor Jeffory Willetts will officiate a funeral service at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, May 10, 2016, at the EICHHOLTZ DARING & SANFORD FUNERAL HOME, 321 N. Main St., Bellefontaine. Visitation will be on Monday at the funeral home from 5 until 8 p.m. Burial will be in Highland Cemetery, West Liberty.

Memorial contributions may be made to , 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or online at www.stjude.org.

Eichholtz Daring & Sanford Funeral Home, Bellefontaine, assisted the family with arrangements and condolences may be made to www.edsfh.com.


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EICHHOLTZ FUNERAL HOME - BELLEFONTAINE
321 N MAIN ST
Bellefontaine, OH 43311
(937) 592-6781
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Published in Weekly Currents from May 6 to May 7, 2016
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