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Thursday, June 23, 2011
10:00 AM until 5:00 PM
6:00 PM until 8:00 PM
Silvernale-Silha Funeral Home
221 N Meade Ave
Glendive, Montana 59330,
Friday, June 24, 2011
Zion Lutheran Church
401 Riverview Ave
Glendive, Montana 59330,
|Glendive, Montana: Harvey L Rogers, age 101, passed away Sunday, June 19, 2011 at the Eastern Montana Veterans Home in Glendive. Visitation will be held from 10:00 A.M. until 5:00 P.M. and 6:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. on Thursday, June 23, 2011 at the Silvernale-Silha Funeral Home in Glendive. Funeral service will be held at 10:00 A.M. on Friday, June 24, 2011 at the Zion Lutheran Church with Pastor Avis Anderson officiating. Services may also be viewed via live web cast at: www.zionglendive.com. Interment with military honors will be held in the Dawson Memorial Cemetery in Glendive. Silvernale-Silha Funeral Home of Glendive has been entrusted with the arrangements.
Harvey was born on March 27, 1910 in Lemmon, South Dakota, the son of James Franklin and Elsie Rose (Kubawitz) Rogers. He moved with his parents to Michigan at an early age attending school through the eighth grade in Holly, Michigan. At the age of 17, Harvey enlisted in the Untied States Army where he served for three years in Hawaii as a Private First Class. Following his honorable discharge from military service, he moved to Terry, Montana, where his parents had purchased a ranch. Harvey worked for several ranches in the ensuing years and also at the Terry Elevator.
Harvey met and married Hazel (Kegley) on July 30, 1939 in Glendive. Following their marriage, Harvey went to work for Sterhan Construction in Glendive and worked there for twenty - seven and a half years. Upon dissolvement of the company, he started his own company "Rogers Construction Company" and semi retired at the age of 75.
Harvey spent his retirement years enjoying working in his shop and caring for his lawn and garden. He loved spending time with his grandchildren and great grandchildren and always looked forward to their visits. He and Hazel did some traveling after their retirement but mostly enjoyed visiting their families and being at home. Harvey enjoyed reading and keeping up with the current events.
Harvey was a member of the United Brotherhood of Carpenter and Joiners for fifty five years, three of those years serving as the president and was also a member of the Loyal Order of Moose Lodge # 949.
Harvey was preceded in death by his parents and two sisters.
Survivors include his wife, Hazel; sons, Gary (Janet) Rogers of Sandpoint, Idaho, Alan (Cherry) Rogers of Fort Mill, South Carolina; six grandchildren, Karl Rogers of Seattle, Washington, Ty (Stefani) Rogers of Willmington, North Carolina, Jason (Dierdre) Rogers of Rome, New York, Lerria (Tony) Schuh of Spokane, Washington, Dana (Andrew) Harper of Charlotte, North Carolina and Pamela (Brian) Elwood of San Jose, California; nine great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
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