Wood River | Saturday, January 22 2022 |
Loreeta Rogers, 90, passed away at 7:18 pm on Saturday, January 22, 2022, at her residence.
She was born on January 9, 1932, in Versailles, Illinois, the daughter of the late Lawrence and Georgiana (Root) Wilson.
She married Rev. Elmer Rogers on June 19, 1955, in Macomb, Illinois, and he preceded her in death on April 10, 2012.
Survivors include a daughter: Carole Rogers of Alton, two sons: Bill Rogers of Wood River, David Rogers, three grandchildren, and their spouses: Amanda and Alex Thompson, Ryan and Niki Agner, Sarah and Greg Troxler, five great-grandchildren: Nora, Arina, Iris, Ayden, Kylen, one sister: Emma Copes of Macomb, many nieces, nephews, and other extended family and friends.
Loreeta was an LPN prior to becoming a homemaker. She was a member of the Roxana Church of the Nazarene.
In addition to her parents and her husband, Loreeta was preceded in death by a daughter: Janet, and several brothers.
In celebration of her life, visitation will be from 9:30 am until the time of funeral services at 10:30 am on Thursday, January 27, 2022, at the Roxana Church of the Nazarene. Pastor Rodney Durr will officiate. Burial will follow at Woodland Hill Cemetery in East Alton.
Memorials are suggested to the Roxana Church of the Nazarene.
Pitchford Funeral Home