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Mildred Aldene Bell Rogers
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Birth: Aug. 2, 1914
Cut Bank
Glacier County
Montana, USA
Death: Apr. 15, 2011
Montgomery County
Virginia, USA

Mildred Aldene Bell Rogers, 96, died peacefully in Blacksburg April 15, 2011. The daughter of Benjamin and Maxine Bell, she was born on a homestead near Cut Bank, Mont., August 2, 1914. At the age of nine, she moved with her family to Pullman, Wash., where she lived until after graduating from Washington State University. She was a high school teacher prior to her marriage to Joseph (Joe) B. Rogers in 1939, and later was a secretary and administrative assistant at the United Statese Department of Agriculture in Washington, D.C. She was married to Joe for 45 years until his death in November 1984. In 2002, she moved to Warm Hearth Village in Blacksburg and married her former college sweetheart Dewitt (Mickey) Maguire, who passed away in 2008. Mildred is survived by her daughter, Beverly Horsley and husband, Sam; her son, Robert Rogers and wife, Cosby; and her daughter-in-law, Marilyn Rogers, whose husband Kenneth Rogers died April 10, 2000. Surviving grandchildren are Rebecca Johnston, Laura Horsley, Jennifer Dize, Sarah Rogers, and Wendy Wade. She is also survived by great-grandchildren Tanner, Haley, and Garrett Johnston, Riley and Jason Dize, and Mona and Nura Olson Rogers. Mildred's life is detailed in Simply Mildred (, written by Rebecca Johnston and designed by Wendy Wade. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent in her memory to Warm Hearth Foundation, 2607 Warm Hearth Drive, Blacksburg, VA 24060; or to the Blacksburg United Methodist Church, P. O. Box 931, Blacksburg, VA 24063. A memorial service will be held at McCoy Funeral Home in Blacksburg 2 p.m. Monday, April 18. The graveside service will be at the National Memorial Park in Falls Church 2 p.m. April 22. Arrangements by McCoy Funeral Home, Blacksburg. Published in Roanoke Times on April 17, 2011 
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  Benjamin M. Bell (1879 - 1960)
  Maxine B. Bell (1885 - 1981)
  Joseph B. Rogers (1911 - 1984)
National Memorial Park
Falls Church
Fairfax County
Virginia, USA
Plot: G-374-2
GPS (lat/lon): 38.8816, -77.20288
Created by: Randy Shepherd
Record added: Apr 17, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 68505565
Mildred Aldene <i>Bell</i> Rogers
Added by: Randy Shepherd
Mildred Aldene <i>Bell</i> Rogers
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Mildred Aldene <i>Bell</i> Rogers
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- Randy Shepherd
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- Randy Shepherd
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