Gerald Rogers 1929 - 2007 Wichita
Wellington - Mass of Christian burial for Gerald Rogers, 77, Wichita, will be at 10 a.m. Monday at St. Anthony Catholic Church in Wellington. Celebrants will be the Rev. Michael Garrahy, the Rev. Andrew Seiler and the Rev. Donald O'Hare. Interment will be in Prairie Lawn Cemetery in Wellington.Mr. Rogers died Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2007, at Catholic Care Center in Wichita.He was born April 19, 1929, in Wellington, the son of Forrest Monroe Rogers and Josephine Holman Rogers. He received a Bachelor of Science in political science in 1953 from Oklahoma State University, and his juris doctorate in 1955 from Kansas University School of Law.Mr. Rogers practiced law in Wellington for 45 years.He married Carol Ketcham, of Oklahoma City, in August 1954. They shared 52 years of marriage. She survives, of the home.Other survivors include two sons, Jeff, Orlando, Fla., and John and wife Cornelia Pearsall, Northampton, Mass.; a daughter, Anne Rogers, Northampton, Mass.; a sister, Janice Rogers Cobb and husband Robert P., Lawrence; a twin brother, Harold and wife Dorothy, Wichita Falls, Texas, and a brother, Mervin, Santa Barbara, Calif.; and two grandchildren, Lily and Adeline Rogers.Mr. Rogers was preceded in death by his parents and a son, Kipp, who died in 1990.Friends may call from 1 p.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday and from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday at the Day Funeral Home in Wellington. A rosary and vigil service will be at 7 p.m. Sunday at St. Anthony Catholic Church in Wellington.The family suggests memorials to the Alzheimer's Association Sunflower Chapter, 347 South Laura, Wichita 67211, or sent in care of the funeral home, 1030 Mission Road, Wellington 67152.Online condolences may be sent at <a href="http://www.dayfuneralhome.info">www.dayfuneralhome.info</a>.