Michael Rogers was an avid NASCAR fan


Michael T. Rogers, 78, of Rockton, retired from Atwood Industries after 25 years. He was a member of St. Peter Catholic Church. He loved taking family vacations. Mike enjoyed fishing, boating, and working on cars. He was an avid NASCAR fan. 

On Thursday, September 8, 2022, Michael joined our Heavenly Father. He was born December 11, 1943, in La Crosse, WI, the son of Archie F. and Oletta (McHenry) Rogers. He married Dorothy Lyons on August 18, 1979, in Rockton. He was predeceased by his parents; one brother, Greg; and three sisters, Patricia, Victoria, and Teena.

Michael is loved and will be missed by his loving and caring wife of 43 years, Dorothy; three sons, Christopher Rogers, Michael Rogers, and Chad Rogers; four daughters, Michelle (Jeff) Finn, Jamie (Tom) Mann, Jennifer (Steven) Kerr, and Erika Rogers; brothers, James Rogers and Jerry Rogers; sisters, Angela (Brian) Neuhaus and Barbara Wise; ten grandchildren, Xandi Finn, Trista Finn, Meghan Finn, Paige (Matt) Dylewski, Dalton Rogers, Hunter Rogers-Engelkes, Noah Rogers, Holden Rogers, Ryder McPhee, and Dean Cousin; nine great-grandchildren, Leena, Lexa, Colton, Maya, Jacob, Camila, Landan, Carter, and Warren; numerous nieces and nephews. 

The family wishes to thank Jerry Heshelman, Terry Wright, and David Mate for all their kindness and friendship.

By his request, cremation rites will be accorded. A celebration of life will be held at a later date. Arrangements by Delehanty Funeral Home, Loves Park.

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