John M. Rogers
John M. Rogers 52, Westfield, passed away October 15, 2016. He was born May 10, 1964, in Midland, MI, the son of John P. and Suzanne (Kessel) Rogers. John graduated from Carmel High School and received his Bachelor degree in 1986 from DePauw University, where he was a member of Phi Kappa Psi fraternity and four-year letterman on DePauw's soccer team. Throughout his business career he held various positions in the IT industry, most recently as Vice President of IT at AFC. He married Martha Hoek on August 8, 1992. He loved being active, playing golf, working out and spending time with family in Michigan and Sanibel Island. His greatest joy was watching his 3 kids grow up and play sports. He is survived by his loving wife, Martha Rogers; three children, John Richard Rogers, Taylor Marie Rogers, and Nicholas Michael Rogers; father, John P. (Margo) Rogers; three brothers, Thomas K. (Donna) Rogers, Matt W. (Lindsay) Rogers, and David A. (Teresa) Rogers; father-in-law, Dick Hoek; sister-in-law, Cinda (Dan) Geelhoed; brother-in-law, Mark (Kathleen) Hoek; 10 nieces and nephews, Jordan, Nathan, Kylee, Noah, Sydney, Amanda, Hannah, Sam, Tyler, and Sean; and the extended Kessel family. He was preceded in passing by his mother, Suzanne K. Rogers and mother-in-law, Mary Lou Hoek. Visitation will start at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, October 20, 2016, at Flanner and Buchanan - Oaklawn Memorial Gardens (Conner Suite) with Service to be held at 2:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, the family of John M. Rogers requests memorial gifts be made to the Suzanne Kessel Rogers Lung Cancer Research Fund at the IU Simon Cancer Center. This fund was created by John and his brothers to honor the memory of their beloved mother, Sue. Gifts should be made payable to "IU Foundation/Suzanne Kessel Rogers Fund" and mailed to: IU Simon Cancer Center, PO Box 7072, Indianapolis, IN 46207. Please note "In memory of John Rogers" on your gift. Online condolences may be shared by visiting www.flannerbuchanan.com .
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