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    Martin James “Marty” Rogers passed away on Sunday, June 6 at 10:27 a.m. at San Juan Hospital. After a lengthy battle with Huntington’s disease and Type I diabetes, his body finally succumbed to complications of diabetic ketoacidosis.

    Martin Rogers

    He passed peacefully surrounded by his loving family.

    He was born in Monticello in May 7, 1970 to Frederick “Buck” Rogers and Edna Rose Palmer Rogers. He was the baby of the family with three older brothers: Alan, Dwight and Dan Rogers.

    A true buckaroo, Marty graduated from Monticello High School with the class of 1988 as class president and with many musical accolades. In 2000, he graduated with his master’s degree from BYU as a certified nurse practitioner.

    He spent 15 years in the service of healing others. Marty made sure that his patients were whole not just physically, but emotionally and spiritually, as well. He never shied away from sharing his testimony and found joy in serving at a Christ-centered clinic.

    He is survived in life by a long list of loving family and friends: Janna Cook Rogers, who joined him in 28 wonderful years of marriage; his daughter that made him a father, Baylee Rogers Spence, her husband, Garret and son, Bruin; Zakkary Rogers, his number one man in life; Erin Rogers, his youngest daughter who he loved most of all; Edna Rose Rogers, mother; Alan (Julie), Dwight (Linda), and Dan (Elisa) Rogers, brothers; several nieces and nephews and additional extended family.

    A viewing for all will be held at the North Monticello Chapel from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, June 13. Social distancing will be considered for those with health concerns. The procession to the Mountain View Cemetery in Eastland will follow immediately after the viewing. A graveside service will begin at noon and Marty will be laid to rest at the feet of his father’s final resting place.

    An open house celebration of life will be held at the Hideout Golf Course from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m., with food provided.

    Please join us in honoring his legacy with a memorial golf game. Tee times are open from 4 p.m. to close. Cost of renting a cart and/or playing the front nine holes will be covered by the family. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to the Hideout Golf Course.

    Condolences may be sent to the family at www.spanishvalleymortuary.com.

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