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Frederick Mathias Rogers

04/11/1938 - 12/05/2019
Service Date: 12/22/2019
Service Time: 1:00 PM
Service Location: El Zaribah Temple, 552 N. 40th Street, Phoenix, Arizona

Master Sergeant Frederick M. Rogers, 81, passed away while peacefully holding his wife Lil in his arms, on Thursday, December 5th, 2019 in Queen Creek, Arizona. Fred was a devoted husband and loving father. He retired from the US Air Force after serving 22 years. After retirement he moved his family to Mesa, AZ, where he became a very active member of the El Zaribah Shriners. He played in the Drum and Bugle Corps and fulfilled many duties. Fred is survived by his wife, Lil of 62 years; and son, Slate and his wife, Cindy; and daughter, Sandra and her husband, Robert. He lives on through his 4 grandchildren; Ryan and his wife, Paula; Hope and her husband, Michael; Sarah; Seth and his wife, Samantha; including 5 great-grandchildren; Angelina, Cayden, Caydence, Bentley and baby Heuer (due Jan 21, 2020). Fred also has one surviving brother, Bob and his wife Betty. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him. Memorial services will be held on Sunday, December 22, 2019 at 1 PM, at El Zaribah Temple 552 N. 40th Street, Phoenix, Arizona.


  • Fred and Lil where good friends of myself and Norma We served together in Germany .i am sure his family and friends are gonna miss Fred May you rest in peace . thanks for being my friend. Ray

  • My condolences to the family. My prayers will be with you.

  • Jerry and Pat Vinson

    Slate and family, you are in our prayers.

  • Fred was a great friend and will be missed a lot. So many great memories have Fred and Lil in them

  • Lil is my Aunt (sister to my mother, Sharon) so Fred was my Uncle. Slate and Sandee are my cousins.
    To all of you, I share your sorrow. I am hoping and praying that God starts the healing process soon for everyone.
    Love to you all.

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