Orville ‘Bud’ Rogers


December 13, 2014 - 12:00 AM

Orville Wesley “Bud” Rogers, 92, Iola, died Friday, Dec. 12, 2014, at Allen County Regional Hospital in Iola.
Orville was born June 27, 1922, in Ericson, Neb., the son of Thomas Orville and Lillie Leota (Platt) Rogers. In 1927 he moved with his parents to a farm halfway between Blue Mound and Kincaid. Bud graduated from Kincaid High School in 1941 and served with the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II. On Dec. 10, 1942, he married Margaret E. Mitchell. They made their home on a farm northeast of Selma. Bud farmed for 45 years before retiring and moving to Iola in 1992. He was a lifetime member of the Kincaid Veterans of Foreign Wars and a member of the Kincaid-Selma United Methodist Church.
Margaret, his wife of 73 years, survives, as do two sons, Gary Rogers and wife Peggy, Kincaid, and Neil Rogers and wife Nancy, Blue Springs, Mo.; a daughter, Carolyn Carstedt and husband Ed, Cherryvale; nine grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren
He was preceded in death by his parents, an infant brother, Melvin, two sisters, Fern Jones and Margie Clark, and a great-grandson, Connor Underwood.
Funeral services are at 11 a.m. at the Kincaid Selma United Methodist Church in Kincaid with burial following in the Kincaid Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday at Waugh-Yokum & Friskel Memorial Chapel in Iola.
Memorial gifts are suggested to Kincaid Selma United Methodist Church or to Wesley United Methodist Church.
To sign the guest book online or to leave a condolence, go to www.iolafuneral.com.

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