Floyd L. Rogier, Jr.
Floyd L. Rogier, Jr., age 82 of Highland, passed away on Wednesday at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Highland. Funeral services will be Saturday at 2:00 p.m. at the Evangelical United Church of Christ in Highland. Burial will be in Brown Cemetery in Old Ripley. Friends may call on Friday from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. at the Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home in Highland or on Saturday from 1:00 p.m. until service time at the church. Memorials are suggested to the Evangelical United Church of Christ, Highland Area Community Foundations, The Highland Area Christian Service Ministry, or to Rotary International.
Floyd L. Rogier, Jr. was born on Wednesday, January 07, 1931, in Streator, IL, the son Rev. Floyd L. and Ada M. (nee Dawson) Rogier.
On Saturday, April 14, 1956, he married Eunice D. Rogier (nee Kaltenbacher) who survives .
He was a member of Evangelical United Church of Christ, (Past Consistory President, Former Choir member); Highland Rotary Club (member since 1986; past president 1992-1993 & 1998-1999, Paul Harris Fellow); Highland Area Community Foundation (Sterring Committee, 1st President/Director Emeritus 1999 (1994-Present); Faith Countryside Homes (Executive Director/Board member); Highland Chamber of Commerce (volunteer, Homer Poss Lifetime Achievement); Saint Joseph Hospital Advisory Board; Highland Historical Society; Meals on Wheels volunteer; VFW Post 5694-Life Member.
Born at Streator, IL; 1948 graduate of McCray-Dewey High School, Troy, IL; worked at Troy Security Bank, Troy, IL, for 2 years; joined the US Navy, 4 years of active combat duty during the Korean War. In 1954 began working for Civil Service at Scott Air Force Base; in 1964 transferred to St. Louis Army Electronics Command and retired in 1986. He enjoyed travelling, fishing, hunting, building bird houses and following the Crazy Horse Memorial sculpture in South Dakota. He and his wife moved to Highland, IL, in 1956. He and his brothers and good friend Joe Ottwein sang as a barbershop quartet; he also sang at church, weddings and funerals.
Wife - Eunice D. Rogier nee Kaltenbacher, Highland, IL
Brother - Robert J. (Diana) Rogier, Troy, IL
Brother - Richard D. (Jean) Rogier, Glen Carbon, IL
Sister In-law - Dorothy Knabel, Highland, IL
Nephew - Ron (Jo Ellen) Knabel, Greeneville, TN
Niece - Patricia (Mike) Maroon, Highland, IL
Niece - Judy ("Butch") Kuhn, Trenton, IL
Niece - Barb (Ken) Randle, Alhambra, IL
Nephew - Richard (Karen) Rogier, Jr., Lakeland, FL
Niece - Rene (Kent) Robinette, Edwardsville, IL
Niece - Rhonda (Norman) Fohne, Troy, IL
Nephew - Michael (Dynette) Rogier, Glen Carbon, IL
Niece - Jennifer (Tom) King, Saint Jacob, IL
Great Nieces & Nephews - Numerous
Great Great Nieces & Nephews - Numerous.
He was preceded in death by:
Father - Rev. Floyd L. Rogier, Sr.
Mother - Ada M. Rogier (nee Dawson).
Ronald K. Stoecklin
Ronald K. Stoecklin, age 82 of Greenville, passed away on Wednesday at Hillsboro Area Hospital. Funeral services will be Monday at 11:00 a.m. at the Donnell-Wiegand Funeral Home. Burial will be in Smith Grove Cemetery. Friends may call on Sunday from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorials are suggested to the Calvary Baptist Church or to Smith Grove Cmeetery.
Ronald Kenneth, the son of Philip Harold Stoecklin and Alma Valma Koontz Stoecklin, was born December 12, 1930 on the Stoecklin farm in Central Township, where he grew up. Ron attended the one-room Smith Grove School and graduated from Greenville High School with the class of 1948. He then farmed with his father.
Mr. Stoecklin answered his country's call by joining the United States Air Force on January 2, 1951 in St. Louis rising to the rank of Sgt serving three years before his discharge on December 3, 1954. Ronald and Norma B. Cripe were united in marriage on December 30, 1951 at the home of her sister Raymond and Lola Zeeb in Central Township. They enjoyed 53 years together before her passing on July 23, 2004.
Ron is survived by his son, Philip (Kay) Stoecklin of north of Greenville, daughter Rhonda Stoecklin of Mission, South Dakota and his brothers James (Connie) Stoecklin of south west of Greenville and Paul (Gloria) Stoecklin of Godfrey.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife Norma, son Ronald Dickson Stoecklin on September 22, 1978 and his brother Donald Stoecklin.
Ron was formerly a member of the Bond County Board and a LaGrange Township Trustee. He was a member of Quail Forever, a director at Smith Grove Cemetery and a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Hillsboro.
Saturday: Mostly Sunny, Less Humid, 40% of Rain, High: 89 Low: 71
Sunday: Mostly Sunny, 50% of Rain, High: 86 Low: 69
Tune into Public Affairs this Sunday following the Noon Bond County Area News on WGEL Radio. Michelle’s guest this week is Ron Marshel, Manager of both the Bond County and Fayette County Farm Bureaus. Ron and Michelle will talk about this year’s weather compared to last year’s. They will highlight the problems that each caused for area farmers and they’ll talk about the overall health of local crops. That’s Public Affairs this Sunday following the Noon Bond County Area News here at WGEL.
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