NORMAL- Louis E. Rogers, 91, of Normal, passed away at 3:25 AM on Thursday July 12, 2018, at Heritage Health in Bloomington.
Cremation rites have been accorded and a private service will be held at a later date. Kibler-Brady-Ruestman Memorial Home in Bloomington is assisting the family with arrangements.
Louis was born on March 31, 1927, in Atwood, Illinois, a son to Clarence E. and Carrie L. Hiller Rogers. He married Hazel Lea Quick in Champaign, Illinois on August 8, 1952. She preceded him in death in 2015.
Surviving are his daughters Valerie (Mike) Quinn, Bradenton, Florida, Ann (Ron) Handley, Normal; 8 grandchildren, Brett, Michelle, Margaret, Jason, Tangy, Amber, Brittany, Addie; and 14 great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents and stepmother, Nell Walker Rogers; a son, John Rogers; his sister, Roseanne Oglesby; and nephew, Kim Oglesby
Louis served in the United States Navy during World War II. He worked for The Pantagraph Printing and Stationery Company for over 37 years. He was a life-long member of the American Legion. He also enjoyed golfing and especially bowling to which he was inducted into the Bloomington-Normal Bowling Hall of Fame. Louis was an avid fan of the St. Louis Cardinals and he loved gardening.
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