Rev. Sampson Rogers III
The Reverend Canon Sampson Rogers, III, died Monday, July 5, 2021, at Autumn Village Assisted Living in Menomonie.
He was born August 26, 1929, in Rockford, Illinois to Dr. Maurice Rogers and Jeannette LePrevost Rogers. Sam received his BA from Beloit College and his LTh from Seabury Western Theological Seminary in Evanston, Illinois. He was ordained to the priesthood of the Episcopal Church in 1957 and served churches in Maryland, California, and several in Wisconsin including Plymouth, Rhinelander, Ashland, and Menomonie.
He is survived by his nephew, George Power (Diane) of St. Paul and his niece, Margaret Klema (Jon) of Georgetown, Texas, and extended family, friends, and parishioners. He was pre-deceased by his parents and four siblings. Funeral services will be held 11:00 AM Thursday, July 29, 2021 at Grace Episcopal Church in Menomonie. Family and friends are welcome at the church one hour prior to the service to greet family. Memorials preferred to Grace Church, Menomonie, or donor's choice.
Olson Funeral Home in Menomonie is serving the family.
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