Project Description

Rogers: Franklin
October 12, 1924 ~ April 29, 2018

John Franklin Rogers died April 29, 2018, at the age of 93 years.

He is survived by his son Murray (Julie) Rogers of Bindloss; daughters, Janet (Fred) Kelln and Lorna (Gary) Turner both of Medicine Hat; five grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; sisters, Flora Anhorn, Grace Newbert, and Glennis (Ken) Lewis; brother Allan Rogers; and sister-in-law Viola Stephenson and their families.

Franklin was predeceased by his wife Jean; son Keith; parents Dryden and Thelma Rogers; granddaughter KariAnn Jassund; sister Madeleine Rutz; brother Arnold Rogers; brothers-in-law Al Rutz, Frank Newbert, Don Anhorn and Clarence Stephenson; sister-in-law Lorna as well as four brothers and sisters in infancy.

Franklin was born in Empress and was raised on the farm at Bindloss. He received his education at the Forks School and Leland High School and then farmed in the district. He enjoyed playing sports, especially curling, senior slo-pitch and watching the Blue Jays.

A private family interment will be held with Dr. Shane Andrus officiating.

(Condolences may be expressed by visiting our website at Honoured to serve the family is Cook Southland Funeral Chapel, Medicine Hat.