David (Dave) Rogers of Millington and Vassar, age 71, passed away late Thursday afternoon March 14, 2019. David was born on April 5, 1947, in Bad Axe and was the son of the late Paul J. and June E. (Sinclair) Rogers. On September 12, 1987, Dave married Paris Taylor, and together she and Dave celebrated 27 years of marriage before Paris passed away in June of 2014. Dave was retired, most of his career he worked as a Plant Manager, working in the United States, Canada and Mexico setting up factories. Dave served our country by serving in the U.S. Air Force. Dave loved spending time with his family and friends. He also enjoyed hunting and fishing.
Dave leaves to cherish his memory his children: Christopher (Christiana) Rogers, Heather (John) Gugel, Paul Rogers, Andrew Rogers, and Aurianna Rogers; grandchildren: John Gugel, Brandon Johnson; great-grandchildren: Gavin Kern and Ariel Kern; sisters: Ann Oprea, Lori Rogers (husband Scott Bellinger), and Lisa Rogers; extended family; mother- and father-in-law, Norma and Lloyd Taylor; sister-in-law, Shelli (Dennis) Lugg; nephew, Mason Lugg; many friends, and other extended family. Besides his wife and parents, Dave is also preceded in death by brother, Daniel, brother-in-law, Robert Reynolds, and a nephew, Anthony Oprea.
In keeping with Dave’s wishes, cremation has taken place. There was a memorial gathering to visit and share stories with the Rogers family on Tuesday, March 19, 2019, at the Hanlin Funeral Home in Millington from 3-8 p.m. and on Wednesday for a brief time at the St. Paul Lutheran Church from 9 a.m. until the services begin. The life celebration services for Dave will begin at 11 a.m. Wednesday, March 20, 2019, at the St. Paul Lutheran Church in Millington, led by Pastor James Bruner. Memorial Gifts of Remembrance in Dave’s memory can be directed to a college fund to be established for Andrew and Aurianna, envelopes will be available at the funeral home. Hanlin Funeral Home has been assisting the Rogers family with arrangements. You’re welcome to express condolences, share a memory or light a candle at hanlinfuneralhome.com.

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