July 3, 1936 - May 26, 2021
Ardith J. Rogers, age 84, of Kankakee, passed away on Wednesday, May 26, 2021 at Heritage Village in Kankakee. She was born on July 3, 1936 in Martinton, the daughter of Wilbur M. and Fay E. (Orr) Bear. She married Robert M. Rogers on February 25, 1972. He preceded her in death on November 16, 2009. Ardith was a registered nurse. She enjoyed crocheting, beading, and painting. She was a member of St. Mark United Methodist Church in Kankakee. Ardith is survived by two sons, Martin Lindley, of Bloomington and Brian (Gail) Lindley, of Metamora; two daughters, Debbie (Mike) Petronti, of Kankakee and Merridy (Eric) Forehand, of Morris; eight grandchildren, Erin (Mike) Davis, of Peotone, Ashley (Matt) Toepper, of Peotone, Alyssa (Tim) Sylvia, of Eldridge, IA, Patrick (Jacque) Lindley, of Hudson, Nathan Lindley, of Anchorage, AK, Amber (Josh) Piercy, of Bloomington, Erica Forehand, of Morris, and Kaitlyn Forehand, of Morris; eight great-grandchildren, Erica Davis, Brett Goodwin, Kylee and Emilee Piercy, Maddyx Easton, Hendrix Toepper, and Maverik Sylvia; one sister, Myrna Mac, of Danville; and one brother, Ronald (Carol) Bear, of Watseka. In addition to her husband, Ardith was preceded in death by her parents. Visitation will be held from 9:30 am until the time of the 10:30 am funeral service on Tuesday, June 1, 2021 at Clancy-Gernon-Hertz Funeral Home in Kankakee. Rev. Tony Gatter will officiate the service. Please wear a face mask and follow social distancing guidelines unless you have been fully vaccinated. Burial will follow at Kankakee Memorial Gardens in Aroma Township. Memorials may be made to family wishes.
Ardith J. Rogers, age 84, of Kankakee, passed away on Wednesday, May 26, 2021 at Heritage Village in Kankakee. She was born on July 3, 1936 in Martinton, the daughter of Wilbur M. and Fay E. (Orr) Bear. She married Robert M. Rogers on February... View Obituary & Service Information
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