"Concerned with the General Welfare of the Deaf of Iowa"

William (Bill) Keith Rogers

December 15, 1926--November 19, 2018

William (Bill) Keith Rogers, 91, passed away on Monday, November 19, 2018, of natural causes. He was born to George and Burnetta (Cole) Rogers on December 15, 1926 in Ottumwa, Ia. He married Deloris Augusta Tuttle on August 27, 1949. Bill and Deloris have two daughters, Cheryl McGlothlen and Juanita Glick. He worked as an assembler for Fawn Engineering for 25 years until retirement in 1991. He loved spending time with his family, volunteering at church as a grounds keeper, bowling, and a relaxing retirement.

He is survived by his loving wife of 69 years, Deloris, daughter Cheryl (Keith) McGlothlen, grandchildren Timothy (Pepper) Glick, Tammie (Michael) Page and Natalie (Mike) Patterson, great grandchildren Nicole, Conor, Jonnae, Lani, Madison, Olivia, Isabella, William, great great grandchild Audrey, many nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by his parents George and Burnetta, daughter Juanita, grandson Johnny, great granddaughter Kandalynn, siblings Emery, Ivory, Betty, Vivian and nephew Tim. 

Memorial Service was held at 2 PM on Saturday, November 24, 2018 at Calvary Lutheran Church for the Deaf, 3909 E. 42nd St. Des Moines, IA.

Cards, flowers and condolences can be sent to Calvary Lutheran Church c/o of Deloris Rogers and family.

Thanks to the Des Moines Register and Elizabeth Simmons for the information.


Updated June 30, 2019