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Marilyn Rogers

Sept. 16, 1946-Jan. 26, 2013

Former Minneapolis resident Marilyn L. Rogers, 66, of Mahnomen, died Saturday, January 26, 2013 at Sanford Health in Fargo.

Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 31 at the Strawberry Lake Mennonite Church in rural Ogema.

Friends may call from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 30, with a 7 p.m. prayer service, at David-Donehower Funeral Home in Detroit Lakes. The visitation will continue one hour prior to services at the church on Thursday.

Marilyn Louise Rogers was born to Archie and Bessie (Beaupre) Rogers on September 16, 1946 in White Earth. She was raised and educated in White Earth and also attended school in Waubun. At the age of 18, she moved to Minneapolis, where she met George Warren, with whom she had her family.

During her working life, Marilyn held a number of jobs, primarily in the laundry profession. She moved to the Mahnomen Nursing Home in December 2012.

Marilyn loved spending time with her grandchildren, fishing, socializing and watching talk shows on television.

Survivors include her children, George Rogers of Minneapolis, Pam Greene and Bobbie Rogers, both of Detroit Lakes; 18 grandchildren; four great grandchildren; and a brother, Bernard "Scotty" Rogers of Mahnomen.

Preceding her in death were one son, James; a daughter, Georgia Rogers; three sisters. Sharon, Luverne and Betty; and two brothers, Delmar and Joe.

David-Donehower Funeral Home is serving the family. Memories may be shared online at