Robert Jeffery “Jeff” Rogerson, 82, of North Aurora, passed away Sunday, March 1, 2009, at Willow Crest Nursing Home after prolonged health problems.
He was born on Dec. 30, 1926, at his home in Oswego, Ill., the son of the late Jeffery and Margaret (Davis) Rogerson.
Jeff is survived by his wife of 58 years, Joy (Sandell) Rogerson; son, John (Mary) Rogerson of Big Rock; daughter, Julie (James) Sippel of Oswego; grandchildren, Jessica and Jimmy Sippel and Katie Rogerson; sister, Marilyn Marklein of Montgomery; brother, David (Pat) Rogerson of Florida; sisters-in-law, June Gamage and Janet (Mel) Trapp, along with many nieces and nephews.
Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Jeanne Carlton; brothers-in-law, Fred Marklein, Lyle Carlton and Lee Gamage.
A celebration of Jeff’s life will take place Saturday, March 7, at 11 a.m. at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 10 N. Edgelawn Drive, Aurora, IL 60506 with a visitation one hour prior to services. Visitation will also be held on Friday, March 6, from 3 to 8 p.m. at The Healy Chapel, 332 W. Downer Place, Aurora. A private burial will be held at Lincoln Memorial Park.
Memorials may be given to the church or The Eagle Scout Scholarship Endowment Fund c/o Community Foundation of the Fox River Valley, 111 W. Downer Place, Ste. 312, Aurora, IL 60506 or The Aurora Golden K Kiwanis Club.
For further information, please call (630) 897-9291 or visit www.healychapel.com to leave a condolence.