Michael Allan Rogers, 72, Russell, formerly of Aurora, Colo., died Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020, at Hays Medical Center.


He was born Sept. 11, 1947, in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, to James E. and Margaret R. (Orr) Rogers. He was a 1965 graduate of Regis Catholic High School and a 1973 graduate of Mankato State University, Minn.,with a degree in business administration.


He married Christine Cimprich on June 10, 1972, in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. In 1984, he became the owner and operator of Teleconnect, which was a telephone installation and repair service. He was a U.S Army veteran serving in Vietnam and Germany until 1970.


Survivors include his wife, of the home; a son, Nicholas Rogers, Victoria; a daughter, Adrienne Rogers, Hoisington; and a brother, Patrick Rogers, Mankato, Minn.


A celebration of life will be Monday at Pohlman-Varner-Peeler Mortuary, Russell, with family greeting guests from 5 to 7 p.m. Cremation has been selected by the family. Internment is planned for a later date in WaKeeney Veterans Cemetery.


Memorials are suggested to Hays Medical Center Hospice, in care of the mortuary.