January 24, 1938 - August 16, 2021
Delmar “Buck” Rogers, 83, passed away on Monday, August 16, 2021 with his loving family by his side. He was born January 24, 1938 in Lanesville, IL to Pearl (Castleman) & William Delmar Rogers. Del was a US Army veteran and received his Master’s degree from Northwestern University, serving as class representative for the graduate school of management in 1970. He was a banker for 50 years, retiring from LaSalle National Bank in Chicago, IL, provided consulting services to banks for 7 years after retirement and taught at the graduate school of banking in Madison, WI for 30 years. He was a member of the Toastmasters Club in Libertyville, served as President and in various other capacities and was also the founder of a toastmaster’s club at LaSalle National Bank. Del was a member of First Presbyterian Church in Libertyville, where he served 3 terms on the session. He and his beloved wife Evon lived a true love story beginning as high school sweethearts marrying on April 20, 1957 and was her devoted caregiver for the last several years. They loved traveling, both in the US and overseas and they enjoyed retirement in many wonderful places. It is impossible to sum up the life of a good man. He will be remembered as a devoted family man who was strong, loyal, honest, witty, successful and generous. He will be dearly missed by all, especially by those who knew him as papa. Surviving is his loving wife of 64 years, Evon; cherished daughters, Beth Dever and Jenny (Jeremy Oswald) Rogers; precious grandchildren, Sarah (Kevin Knodel) Blue, Joseph Delmar (fiancée Leah Sibbio) Blue, Danielle Smith, Tiffany (Sid) Estrada & Gary Dever; darling great grandchildren Layla Belle, Hayden Blue & Rowan Monroe Knodel, Aubrey & Regan Smith and Pearce & Paisley Estrada and by many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents and by 3 brothers and 4 sisters. A visitation will begin at 4:00 p.m. until time of services at 6:00 p.m. Thursday, August 26, 2021 at Burnett-Dane Funeral Home, 120 W. Park Ave. (Rt. 176, one block west of Milwaukee Ave.) in Libertyville. For those attending services, mask wearing is encouraged. In lieu of flowers, please consider giving to the Mechanicsburg Christian Church or the Buffalo Hart Presbyterian Church in downstate IL. For info: 847-362-3009 or share a memory at www.burnettdane.com.
Delmar “Buck” Rogers, 83, passed away on Monday, August 16, 2021 with his loving family by his side. He was born January 24, 1938 in Lanesville, IL to Pearl (Castleman) & William Delmar Rogers. Del was a US Army veteran and received... View Obituary & Service Information
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