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Dale E. Rogers
Age 57, of Richville, passed away unexpectedly Mar. 6, 2010. He was born Oct. 22, 1952 in Lock Haven, PA to Dean and Hester (Ripka) Rogers. He graduated from Lock Haven State University in 1974 with a degree in education. Dale moved to Richville in 1977 and was employed at Demmer Hardware. He began as an apprentice machinist at the Timken Co. in 1979 where he is currently employed. He was a long time member of Faith Lutheran Church in Massillon; currently serving as president of the congregation and chairman of the call committee. His real enjoyment was spending time with his family, grand dogs, reading, golfing, traveling and eating out.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Hester Rogers. Dale was a patient, easy going man, quick to smile and always willing to help anyone. He will be sadly missed by family and friends. Dale is survived by his wife, Ellen (Rice) Rogers of the residence with whom he shared 35 years of marriage on Jan. 4. They have two daughters, Laurel and Troy Schafrath of Minerva and Abby Rogers and her fiancé, David Rodgers of Canton as well as their two children. In addition there are his father, Dean Rogers; a sister, Joyce Rogers both of Pa.; father-in-law, Darrel Rice; brothers-in-law, Paul and David Rice all of Stark County, several nieces and a nephew.
A Celebration of Dale's Life will be 11 A.M. March 9, 2010 at Faith Lutheran Church, the Rev. Roger Thompson and Rev. Sue Rodgers will officiate. Burial will be at East Union Lawn Cemetery, in Navarre. Friends may call 4-7 P.M. Monday at the Paquelet Funeral Home in Massillon. In lieu of flowers donations can be sent to the Memorial Fund at Faith Lutheran, 107 6th St. S.W., Massillon, OH 44647. Messages of support and sympathy can be sent to www.paquelet.com.
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Published in The Repository from Mar. 7 to Mar. 8, 2010.
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March 26, 2010
We miss you Dad
Laurel Schafrath
March 12, 2010
To The Rogers Family,

You have my deepest sympathy. Capture all the good memories. I worked with Dale at Timken and will never forget that he gave me a piece of scrap steel about eight years ago from the Machine Shop that helped my daughter build up her wrists and forearms for swimming. This helped give my daughter the strength to become the excellant swimmer she is today. You will be in my thoughts and prayers.
Ted Lockmyer
March 11, 2010
Ellen,
Please accept my sympathy on the loss of your husband. I know how that feels. It's ironic that Dale died on the 10th anniversary of my husband Bob's death. Maybe they will meet up there. I know that people say that time heals and it does, believe me. If I can be of help to you, please call me. I'm in the book under Shaw, R.L. & C.L. Love , Cheryl
Cheryl Shaw
March 10, 2010
To Dale's wife and daughters,
Dale will be greatly missed by all of us in the shops at Timken. He was a guy who knew everyone's job and always willing to help. I for one will miss both his wisdom and his pleasant and often jolly nature.
Mark Farber
March 9, 2010
Abby and Family members,
I am so saddened to hear that you recently lost your loved one. I know this is a very difficult time for you all and I want you to know that my family and I will keep you all in our thoughts and prayers. - Liz Errington
March 9, 2010
I went through my apprenticeship alongside Dale and worked near him for many years. He was always helpful and never abrasive. One of the good guys. - Harold Pyle
March 9, 2010
I went through my apprenticeship alongside Dale and worked near him for many years. He was always helpful and never abrasive. One of the good guys.
Harold Pyle
March 8, 2010
Abby and Family, I am so very sorry for your loss. Keeping you lifted up in prayer through this difficult time.
Wanda Villard
March 8, 2010
Dear Abby and family,
Please accept our deepest sympathy in the loss of your father. We will keep you close in our prayers.
Michael & Debbie Byers
March 8, 2010
Dear Abby and family,
So sorry to hear of your loss. You and your family will be in my thoughts and prayers. Find strength in each other.
Carleeta Soltis (malone nursing student)
Carleeta Soltis
March 8, 2010
Abby & family, I am so sorry for your loss. I can't begin to imagine your grief. May God comfort all of you in this time of pain. You are all in my prayers.
Michelle Jeffries
March 8, 2010
TO THE ROGERS FAMILY. MY DEEPEST CONDOLENCE TO DALE'S FAMILY DURING THIS DIFFICULT TIME YOU'RE GOING THROUGH. MY SINCERE PRAYERS ARE WITH ALL OF YOU AND DALE. DALE WILL BE GREATLY MISSED.
DENNY YARNELL,
UNITED GRINDING & MACHINE CO.
DENNY YARNELL
March 8, 2010
Abby and Family,
I will be keeping you in my prayers. I am so sorry for your loss.
Tonya Thomas
March 8, 2010
Abby & Family,
My thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time. Your dad was a special part of our HOF balloon team each year - he will be missed. Please take care
Gail Vogt
March 8, 2010
Dear Rogers Family,
My deepest sympathy to all of you on the loss of your beloved husband and father. I had the privilege of serving on church council with Dale in the late 90's. He was such a warm and kind man. I, too, lost my husband, Terry suddenly in October. May God wrap you all in his arms of comfort.
Cecily Dray
March 7, 2010
To Ellen and Family,
We were both so sorry to hear the news. Dale was a very kind and soft spoken man. We are going to miss seeing and talking to him at the church.
Love, Ray and Marcia Couch
March 7, 2010
Dear Ellen & Rogers Family,

I was very saddened to hear of your loss. Dale will be remembered for his easygoing, kind, and gentle nature. I hope that warm memories will comfort your hearts at such a difficult time and that you feel God's presence carrying you through this.

With deepest sympathies,

Tina Inks & Family
T Inks
March 7, 2010
Dear Ellen, Abby, Laurel and Family,

Deepest heartfelt sympathies to you all in the loss of your beloved husband and father. May the memories shared give you comfort as your endure the loss of his passing until you meet again. My heart goes out to you all. I will always remember his homemade ice cream events and all of us making that strawberry jam together at Dave's house.
Rest in Peace Dale, my friend.
& May God Bless you all in this time of sorrow.
Beverly Paulus
March 7, 2010
Abby and Family, Our thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family during this difficult time.
Love, The Robson's
Leslie Robson
March 7, 2010
Please accept my deepest sympathies.
David Murray
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