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Dwight Adelbut Rogers


Posted By: Marlene Skalberg (email)
Date: 6/19/2019 at 18:42:50

Dwight Adelbut Rogers, oldest son of Jennie Mercy and Lyman H. Rogers, was born in Dalonega, a small town north of Ottumwa, Iowa, on April 20, 1865. When a small boy, he came with his parents and brother, Charlie to Adams County. With the exception of a few years spent in South Dakota, when he homesteaded on a farm, he lived his entire life on the same farm until he and his sister Alma moved to Corning in 1946.
May years ago he united with the Presbyterian Church in the neighborhood and later put his membership in the Iveyville Church.
His father and mother preceded him in death several years ago. His brother Charlie and Eben, both died in 1946. One niece, Jennie Alice Rogers, daughter of Eben and Fannie Rogers, died in 1926. Beside his sister, Alma, who has made a home for him and given him every attention and care in his last illness, he is survived by his niece, Jet Rogers and two sisters-in-law, Mrs. Charlie Rogers and Mrs. Eben H. Rogers.
Dwight suffered a stroke in August and has failed since that time. He entered the Murphy Memorial Hospital in Red Oak September 20, and passed away September 28, at the age of 83 years, 4 months, and 29 days.
Dwight was of a friendly disposition and alway enjoyed visiting with his friends.
Funeral services were held Saturday, October 2, 1948, at the Boyd Roland Co. Funeral Home in Corning, at 2:30 conducted by Rev. Lawrence Murphy. Music was by Mrs. Russell Roland and Mrs. Albert Lund, accompanied by Mrs. Joe Cook. Pall bearers were Albert Lund, Chester Reichardt, Albert Johnson, Roy Kapple, Fay Johnson, and Joe Walter. Interment was made in the Prairie Rose Cemetery.
Those from out of town to attend the funeral services for Mr. Rogers were, Mr. and Mrs. Paul Patmore, Beatrice, Nebraska; Mr. and Mrs. Phil Holmgren, Lincoln, Nebraska; Mr. and Mrs. Frank Lewellen, Dale Lewellen, of Conway, Iowa; Mr. and Mrs. Willard Perry and Russell of Cromwell.
Adams County Free Press, Corning, Iowa, Thursday, October 7, 1948, page 6


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