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Rogers, John,

81, of Louisville, passed away Wednesday, August 2, 2017 surrounded by family and friends.

John was born in Louisville, 1936. He graduated from the University of Louisville with a degree in chemistry, earned his medical degree from the University of Cincinnati in 1962, and worked for 41 years in the evolving field of infectious disease.

John served as an Army Medical Officer in Vicenza, Italy from 1963 to 1966. He had a passion for photography, cooking, and Rhodesian Ridgebacks. John loved traveling with his dear wife, Rose, and he was a devoted member of our Lady of Lourdes Church.

He is preceded in death by his sister, Jane Bottoms; and a step daughter, Julie Jordan (Turner); and his two Rhodesian Ridgebacks, Biba and Phoebe.

He leaves his wife of 30 years, Rose Rogers, his daughter, Katherine Rogers-Carpenter

(David); his sons, Thomas Rogers, Hartwell Rogers (Susan Alt), Peter Rogers; his grandchildren, James, Katie, and Henry; step-daughters, Theresa May, Kathleen Winters, Mary Emmons, Rosanne Hawkins, and Amy Stamps; and 13 step-grandchildren.

His Funeral Mass will be 12:00 p.m. (noon) Monday at Our Lady of Lourdes, 508 Breckenridge Lane with burial in Calvary Cemetery. Visitation will be 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday at Rattermans, 3711 Lexington Road "in St. Matthews".

Memorial gifts in Lieu of flowers may be made to the Parkinson's Association or to Our Lady of Lourdes.
Published in The Courier-Journal from Aug. 4 to Aug. 6, 2017
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