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Ella B. Rogers

July 23, 1923 ~ February 25, 2021 (age 97)


DEER CREEK - Ella B. Rogers, 97, of Deer Creek, passed away at 2:28 a.m., Thursday, February 25, 2021 at her home.
She was born July 23, 1923 in Fair Grove, MO to Tracy and Bula (Highfill) Sutherland. She married John O. Rogers March 21, 1953 in Missouri. He died November 11, 1999 in Eureka.
She was also preceded in death by two sisters and one brother.
Surviving are three daughters, Vicki (Curt) Cook of Lehigh Acres, FL, Denise (Glen) Schmidt of Townsend, TN, Beth (Richard) Keller of Deer Creek, IL; seven grandchildren, Melissa Barriger, Tracy Keller, Angela Keller, Erin Ward, Kyle Cook, Caleb Keller, Alisa Hart; and ten great-grandchildren.
Ella was a homemaker. She enjoyed raising her family and being with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren the most. She also enjoyed needle work, sewing, reading, gardening. She was also an avid St. Louis Cardinals fan.
A funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m., Monday, March 1, 2021 at Grace Church of the Nazarene in Eureka. Rev. Michael Stipp and Rev. Nick Ward will officiate. Visitation will be from 4 to 6 p.m., Sunday, at the church. Argo-Ruestman-Harris Funeral Home in Eureka is assisting the family with arrangements. Burial will be in Olio Township Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to her church or UnityPoint Hospice.
Online tributes and condolences may be made at


FEB 28. 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM (CST)

Grace Church of the Nazarene
Eureka, IL

Funeral service

MAR 1. 10:30 AM (CST)

Grace Church of the Nazarene
Eureka, IL

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