Charles Ernest Rogers, 68, of La Grande, passed away on Thursday, April 25, 2019. A Celebration of Life will be held at the Presbyterian Friendship Center on Saturday, May 4, 2019 at 2:00pm.
Charles was born on may 27, 1950 in La Grande, Oregon to Ernest and Norma (Haws) Rogers. He was raised in La Grande and graduated from La Grande High School. Charles served our country while in the Oregon National Guard.
Charles was self-employed. He enjoyed hunting, wood-working, watching high school wrestling and football, being in the mountains, spending time with his family, 4-wheeling and loved the Oregon Coast.
Charles is survived by his wife, Marie Rogers; children, Kim Reece of La Grande, OR and Stephanie Hansen of Portland, OR; brothers, Shannon Rogers of La Grande and Fred Erickson of Valdez, AK; grandson, Dyllan Reece and great granddaughter, Hadley Reece and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, Ernest and Norma and half-brother, Gary Erickson.