John “Jack” R. Rogers

March 3, 1937-April 11, 2019

John “Jack” Russell

Rogers, 82, Velva, ND,

passed away Friday, April

11, 2019, at Trinity Hospi-

tal, Minot, ND.

John was born March 3,

1937, the son of Henry

and Ida (Davey) Rogers, in

Velva, ND. He was raised

and educated in Velva,

graduating from Velva

High School in 1955.

After graduation, he ob-

tained his teaching certifi-cate at Minot Teachers

College (now Minot State


He taught in school in

Grafton and a rural school

near Velva. He then

worked for his father on

the family farm and

Truax-Traer Mines. He

worked Souris River Tele-

phone for 32 years.

Jack married Hazel Cof-

fin in Grafton, ND on No-

vember 16, 1957.

Jack and family where

lifetime campers, starting

with tents and ending up

with a fifth wheel camper.

Along with this they be-

came members of Good

Sam Club, where he held

various offices.

Jack was active in Boy

Scouts, starting as an as-

sistant scout leader and

later became scout master

for 13 years and guided 12

young men to Eagle Scout


Jack was a member of

Velva United Methodist

Church serving many

years in several offices.

Surviving family in-


Wife of 62 years, Hazel

Rogers, Velva, ND.

Children, Debra (Dr.

Steven) Baune, Rosholt,

SD, Jacqueline (Rev.

Glenn) Hoskins, Victor-

ville, CA, Dean (Joyce)

Rogers, Forrest City, Iowa

and Glenda (Douglas)

Lindberg, Victorville, CA.

Grandchildren, Mar-

garet Baune, William

Baune, Robert Baune,

Sara Hoskins, Keith Be-

gin, Curtis Begin, Jason

Lindberg and Brandon



Madeleine Lindberg,

Christian Kinyk and Vic-

toria Kinyk. Sisters, Mary

Lou Quarne, Minot and

Patricia (Richard) Fisch-

er, Ellensburg, WA.

Sister-in-law, Shirley

Rogers, Gold Canyon, AZ

and numerous nieces,

nephews and cousins

He was preceded in

death by: his parents;

brother Henry Lynn


Funeral: Wednesday,

April 17, 2019, at 10:30 a

.m. at Oak Valley Luth-

eran Church, Velva.

Interment: Sunset

Memorial Gardens, Minot,

ND on Wednesday at 1


Visitation: Tuesday

from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at

Thompson-Larson Fun-

eral Home, Velva.

Prayer Service: Tues-

day at 7 p.m. at

Thompson-Larson Fun-

eral Home, Velva, ND.

Memorials: are pre-

ferred to Velva United

Methodist Church or Vel-

va Ambulance.

Those wishing to sign

the online register and

share memories may ac-

cess the online obituaries

section at Thompson-Larson Fun-

eral Home, Velva, ND in

charge of arrangements.