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Eleanor G. Rogers

August 19, 1923 May 7, 2007
Eleanor G. Rogers
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PEORIA-Eleanor Gertrude Rogers, 83 of Peoria since 1951, passed away at 8:45 p.m. on Monday, May 7, 2007 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center. Born on August 19, 1923 in Henry, IL to Frederich and Christina Merdian Ely. She married Robert Lowell Rogers on July 14, 1951 in Princeville. He survives. Also surviving are three sons, Larry Rogers of Utica, MI, John Rogers and Michael (Sue) Rogers both of Peoria; one daughter, Linda (Tom) Higdon of Creve Coeur; five grandchildren, Troy, Dakota, Breanna, Shannon and Katie; and three brothers, Eugene of Princeville, Raymond of Florida and John of Chillicothe. She was preceded in death by her parents, 1 sister and 1 brother. Eleanor was a Key Punch Operator at Caterpillar, Inc. and in 1953 she left to have a family. She was a member of St. Philomena Catholic Church where a Funeral Mass will be at 11:30 a.m. on Friday with Rev. Donald Henderson officiating. Visitation will be one hour before the mass at the church. Wright & Salmon Mortuary is in charge of arrangements. Entombment will be in Resurrection Mausoleum. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Philomena Capitol Campaign. Tributes and condolences may be submitted to


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