Allan "Al" Ross Rogers of Delta died Monday, Sept. 10, 2012, at Delta County Memorial Hospital. He was 76.
A memorial service was held Sept. 14 at Taylor Funeral Service Chapel in Delta with officers of Delta Elks Lodge #1235 and James Gall officiating.
Allan Ross Rogers was born to Glen Rogers Sr. and Gertrude (Rudolph) Rogers on July 8, 1936, in Denver. He spent his childhood and attended schools in Denver, graduating from South High School in 1954. He received an associate's degree in fire science from a community college in Denver.
On Nov. 30, 1957, he married Barbara Lee Hansen in Indian Hills. The couple lived in Lakewood for many years before moving to Delta 17 years ago.
Mr. Rogers, a retired fireman, enjoyed fishing and bowling. He was an active member of Delta Elks Lodge #1235. During his membership, he served as exalted ruler, past district deputy grand exalted ruler and secretary for over eight years.
Mr. Rogers is survived by his wife, Barbara Rogers of Delta; one son, William Rogers and his wife Khym of Murray, Utah; one daughter, Allison Rogers of Northglenn; two brothers, Bruce Rogers and his wife Fran of Spokane, Wash., and Richard "Dick" Rogers and his wife Maria of Denver; and four grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by three brothers, Glen "Abie" Rogers Jr., Paul Rogers and Robert Rogers.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Lung Association, 520 W. Gunnison Ave., Grand Junction, CO 81501.
Arrangements were handled by Taylor Funeral Service and Crematory.blog comments powered by Disqus