Lake Maxinkuckee Its Intrigue History & Genealogy Culver, Marshall, Indiana

Homer L Rogers  



Homer L. Rogers Birth: Sept 30 1885 Starke county Indiana Death: Dec. 17, 1942 Green township Marshall county Indiana Burial: Crown Hill Cemetery Knox Starke County Indiana, son of Hugh Rogers and Armintha Jane Diehl

    Homer L Rogers Dies Suddenly at Home

    Homer L. Rogers, East Side cottager died at his farm home in Green township early Thrusday morning, Dec. 17

    He had been ill since the latter part of July with a blood clot in one leg. Treatment had relieved his suffering and he had been able to be more active in recent weeks.

    He was apparently in usual condition before he was stricken by heart failure during the night.

    Mr. Rogers was 57 years of age last Sept 30.

    A native of Knox he began teaching school when he was 19 years of age. In 1908, shortly after he became principal of the Monterey schools, her was elected Pulaski county superintendent of schools. Serving in that office for eight and one-half years, he became widely known for his efforts in boys' club work and numerous other activities

    upon leaving public office he became interested in life insurance and gradually advanced from l local agent to state manager for the Eqquitable Life Assurance company, with headquarters in Indianapolis.

    During that advancement he served as district agent for the company at Lafayette and South Bend. A year ago he was elected trustee of the National Association of Lifr Underwriters.

    Looking forward to retirement in three years, he purchased a large farm in Green township. He and Mrs. Rogers moved from their Indianapolis apartment a few weeks ago to one of the houses on the farm

    Mr. Rogers owned a cottage at Maxinkuckee Landing and was well known in this community

    Surviving, besides the widiow Grace Leighton Rogers, is one daughter, Mrs. Dean Berry of Anderson; a brother Rolla Rogers of Knox; two sisters Mrs. Bertha Horner of Chicago and Myrs Mattie Dunfee of Knox.; one half brother Ed Luke of Bass Lake and other relatives

    Funeral services were held Saturday in Argos, Rev. Ernest Trber of the Argos Christain church officiating

    Interment was in the Knox cemetery.


married 12 Aug 1907 Woodbury, Iowa Grace M Leighty BIRTH 6 Sep 1886 South Dakota DEATH 19 Nov 1972 Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana, married 2nd Aug 27, 1955 Los Angeles county California Roy Morton Crouse daughter of William Henry Leighty and Mattie M. "Rill" offin

They had:
    Doris Dran Rogers BIRTH 10 Sep 1908 Monterey, Pulaski County, Indiana DEATH 17 Dec 1908 Monterey, Pulaski County, Indiana BURIAL Crown Hill Cemetery Knox, Starke County, Indian

    Dean Leighty Rogers (dau. ) BIRTH 22 MAR 1912 Winamac, Pulaski, Indiana DEATH 18 JUL 1981 Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, married Richard A Derry BIRTH 27 NOV 1911 Alameda, California DEATH 27 NOV 1962 Dade County, Florida







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