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John Rogers

12/21/1919 - 1/29/2019
U.S. Veteran
Service Date: 02/06/2019 at 11:00 AM
Location:Woodbine Cemetery
Cemetery:Woodbine Cemetery
Service Details
The Celebration of Life will be held at Mama Stortini's Restaurant & Bar 3207 E. Main, Puyallup WA. following the graveside service.
Obituary
Dr. John R. Rogers DDS
Graduate Queen Anne High School, Class of 1938.
Coast Guard Academy, Class of 1944.
Served in the North Atlantic during World War 2 as Captain of Sub Chaser 527.
Attended university of Washington prior to the Coast Guard Academy.
Graduated Summa Cum Laude from Northwest University Dental School in 1951.
Earned a Degree of Orthodontics from the University of Washington in 1961.

He practiced dentistry and orthodontics in Seattle, Bellevue, and Redmond for almost 50 years. He was an avid skier, bicyclist, hiker, backpacker, Eagle Scout, accomplished dancer, an artist, a talented photographer, inventor, avid fly fisherman and expert fly tier. He played soccer and boxed at the Coast Guard Academy, and loved to cook and read books.

A devoted husband and father, a good friend and inspiration to all.
Born 12/21/1919 to John Edwin and Florence Rogers.
Married 6/2/1962 to Laura Tillman They had 3 children; Brad Rogers (Susan), Scott Rogers (Tricia), and Kati Arpin (Art), and 4 grandchildren.
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