Bay City, Michigan, formerly of Grand Rapids, Michigan
Donald, age 52, passed away Thursday, March 21, 2013 at his brother, Robert’s home. The son of Dr. Donald and Sally (Redden) Rogers, he was born in Detroit on August 23, 1960. Don was a letter carrier with the US Postal Service in Grand Rapids for over 27 years. He enjoyed photography, biking and aviation.
Surviving is a son, Brad Rogers, his parents, Dr. Donald and Sally Rogers, one sister, Susan (Gordon) Hoffman, one brother, Robert (Lori) Rogers, nieces and nephews, Kayla (Matthew) Livingston, Nathan, Nolan and Allie Rogers, great-nephew, Landon Livingston, several aunts and uncles including Patricia (the late Kenneth) Rogers and Bob and Pam Redden, and several cousins. He is also survived by many dear and treasured friends.
A Memorial Service for Don will be held Sunday, March 24, 2013 at 2:00pm at Messiah Lutheran Church, 501 S. Catherine Street, Bay City, MI 48708. Rev. Andreas Teich will officiate. Friends may call at Squires Funeral Home, 211 N. Henry Street, Bay City, MI 48708 on Saturday from 1:00 to 8:00pm. In lieu of flowers, those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to Faith Hospice at Trillium Woods, 82214 Pfeiffer Farms Drive SW, Byron Center, MI 49315 or McLaren Visiting Nurse and Hospice, 3140 W. Campus Drive, Bay City, MI 48706.
Don’s message to his caregivers is, “I would like to mention these important people who really helped me extend my life and the quality of life. Dr. Ryan Figg, Dr. Timothy O’Rourke, Dr. John Mulder and my oncology nurse, Beth Peterson.”