Tuesday, June 1, 2010

Jerry Albert Rogers 1947 - 2004

Jerry Albert Rogers was buried on January 16, 2004 in Pasco, Washington, next to his dad, Albert Rogers. Jerry lived in Pasco for a few years and then moved to Tracy, California with his family. After his dad died in 1959, Jerry moved with his mom and brother to Vancouver, Washington. Jerry went to McLoughlin Junior High School and graduated in 1965 from Hudsons Bay High School in Vancouver. Jerry liked to raise pigeons when he was a youngster and Jerry hung drywall for a living.

Birth: 14 JUN 1947 in Pasco, Franklin County, Washington
Death: 4 JAN 2004 in Camas, Clark County, Washington
Burial: City View Cemetery, Pasco, Franklin County, Washington
Father: Albert ROGERS b: 29 JUN 1918 in Cantalupo Nel Sannio, Italy
Mother: Monzella Grace RILEY b: 16 JUL 1923

The three SCHOOL DAYS pictures are when Jerry went to Tracy Senior Elementary School, Tracy, California:

Below: On Saturday, April 22, 2000, Laura Frost and her friend Todd visited with Jerry at the Highland Terrace Nursing Center in Camas. Laura is Jerry's biological daughter and her son Dillan Miller is his biological grandson. Jerry and Laura are meeting for the first time. Laura Frost is the granddaughter of Wally Olson, who used to own the Evergreen Airport in Vancouver, Washington. Small world, Wally Olson taught this blog writer how to fly a taildragger in 1970. In a phrase, Wally Olson was a Great American:

Below: Ramona Sparwasser, Jerry's aunt, and Jerry:

Below: Dillan - Jerry Albert Roger's biological grandson:

Below: Laura Frost - Jerry Albert Roger's biological daughter:

Church certificate:

Left: Jerry is second on the left in the front of this picture taken while he still lived in Pasco, Washington. He moved with his family to Tracy and then to Vancouver. Jerry seemed the happiest in Pasco. Both him and his Dad are buried there.

Left, Jerry Rogers and his cousin Joe Papi, inscription on back says: "Joe is my cousin. I like him very much. We have a lot in common."

Left, Joe Papi in uniform.

Below, Jerry Albert Rogers, wearing a t shirt with a zig zag pattern, in kindergarten, 1952-1953, Captain W. Gray Elementary School, Pasco, Washington:

Below, Larry Michael Rogers and Jerry Albert Rogers with the rifle, and Jerry's dog Pepe, circa 1959, at Tracy, California:

Below, Jerry Rogers in Tracy, California, "The Champs", Jerry is in the front row, second from the right:

Below, dinner at 917 Topeka Lane in Vancouver, WA. at his mom's house, Jerry is in front right:

Below, Jerry Albert Rogers and Larry Michael Rogers:

Below, circa 1954, left to right - Larry Michael Rogers, Albert Rogers, Jerry Albert Rogers:

Below, Picture taken July 1960 - Monzella Riley with her grandsons Larry Michael Rogers (1953-1994) (left) and Jerry Albert Rogers (1947-2004) (right)

Below, Christmas 1961, Jerry Albert Rogers and Larry Michael Rogers and Jerry's dog Pepe:

Jerry Albert Rogers and his younger brother, Larry Michael Rogers, circa 1959, in Tracy, California:

Below: April 22, 2000 - this picture taken at the Highland Terrace Nursing Home, Camas, Washington. Ramona Sparwasser and Jerry Rogers:

From Jerry's Scrapbook (circa 1957):

My horse Trigger died Oct. 29, 1957 at Pasco Washington in the care of my aunt and uncle at 1521 Court Street Pasco Washington. My horse Trigger born in March 29, 1950. My horse Trigger died of maninites. 

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