Monte G. Rogers, 66, of Elkhart, passed away on Monday, October 28,2019 at his home surrounded by his family. Monte was born on January 17, 1953 in South Bend, IN to Vincent E. and Beverly Jane (Mann) Rogers. He married Lorinda Dibble on September 8, 2005 in Key West, Florida.
Monte was known to many for his years of serving the community as the owner of The Graphics Factory which was formerly known as Vince Rogers Signs. Monte was the drummer in the Back-At-It Band, which he played in for many years with “The Guitarists” Gene Rogers, Chuck Peasley and Dean Sprunger.
Monte is survived by his loving wife, Lorinda Rogers of Elkhart; his daughters, Sharrla (Craig Eaton) Rogers of Cassopolis, MI., Amber N. (Patrick) Hill of Vandalia, MI, his foreign exchange daughter, Nicole Locher of Switzerland; his grandchildren, Damon Bell, Owen Eaton and Lillian Hill. Also surviving are his siblings; Gene (Deb) Rogers of Elkhart, David Whisler of White Pigeon, MI, Judy (Mark) Cooke of Elkhart and Stephanie (Jeremy) Rogers-Edmondston of Hillsboro, North Carolina and his step-mother; Geneva Rogers of Durham, NC. He was preceded in death by his parents.
A celebration of Monte’s Life will be held from 12 - 4 pm on Sunday, November 3, 2019 at the Cass County Conservation Club, 13710 US 12, Union, MI 49130. Stemm-Lawson-Peterson Funeral Home is assisting the Rogers family. Online condolences may be sent to the Rogers family at www.stemmlawsonpeterson.com
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