Vernon L. Rogers
Vernon L. Rogers, 84, of Pittsville, passed away on Thursday, Sep. 13, 2018, at the Bethel Center in Arpin.
He had served as a Sergeant in the U.S. Army and taught radio school from 1952-1955. He loved hunting, and especially fishing.
Vernon is survived by children from his first marriage, Candace King, Dawn Carpenter and Scott Rogers; granddaughter, Nicole Miller; six great-grandchildren and one great-great-granddaughter.
In 1970, he was married to Donna (O’Toole) Tessmer. They had one son, Brent Rogers; and one grandson, Henry Rogers. Surviving family members also include his step-children, Douglas, Duane and Donald Tessmer; and many step-grandchildren.
Vernon was preceded in death by his parents, Verlon and Etta (Babcock) Rogers; and his step-son, Dennis Tessmer.
He was a good man.
There will be a gathering to celebrate the life of Vernon for family and friends from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, Sep. 30, 2018, in the community room at Woodco Apartments, 5386 3rd Avenue in Pittsville, with Military Honors being performed at 2:30 p.m.
The John J. Buettgen Funeral Home, Wisconsin Rapids, is honored to be assisting the family. For online condolences, please visit www.HonorOne.com.