June 6, 1941 – August 5, 2022
In Loving Memory ~
Bob Rogers (Robert James) passed away peacefully August 5, 2022, at the High River Hospital surrounded by his family. Bob was born in Trail BC on June 6, 1941. He will be dearly missed by his four children: Larry (Coral) Rogers of White Fish, MT their children Eric (Jessica), Julie (Zach), Mark (Lydia). Yvonne (Doug) Gage of High River her children Wade (Sarah)Tutt, Steve (Crystal) Tutt, Cate (Wes) Walker, Susan Tutt. John (Anna) Rogers of Swift Current, SK their children Grady and Scotlyn. Elaine (Dan) Braconnier of Black Diamond their children Francis, Merry, Jake (Nicole) and Kelly, and 16 great grandchildren. He is survived by his sister Kathy Barton and brother-in-law George Severin. Bob was predeceased by his loving wife Cathy Rogers (nee: Plummer), parents Murlen Rogers and Dorothy Rogers (nee: Hammond), sisters Beverly Severin and Marlene Tarling, brother Jerry.
Bob’s career in electronics started in the Canadian Armed Forces Signal Corp. Then, as the Superintendent of Communications for Pan Arctic Oils. In 1985 Bob started his own company, North Rim Communications, leasing remote airstrips to exploration companies all over western Canada. Bob retired in his family home in Black Diamond in 1994 and a few years later moved to High River.
Dad loved to play and sing all kinds of music in all kinds of places, our kitchen, church and around the campfire
Bob Rogers was a member of the Knights of Columbus at St Michael’s Catholic Church in Black Diamond where he enjoyed the responsibilities of being the Grand Knight during his membership. Like many fathers Bob coached hockey on the outdoor rink in Black Diamond.
A prayer service for Bob will be held on Friday August 19, 2022, at 7:00 p.m. at the St Michaels Catholic Church in Black Diamond.
The funeral service for Bob will be held on Saturday August 20, 2022, at 2:00 p.m. at the St Michaels Catholic Church in Black Diamond.
Arrangements are in care of Snodgrass Funeral Homes, High River 403-652-2222. To email condolences, please visit www.snodgrassfuneralhomes.com.
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