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Thomas Rogers

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Thomas Charles Rogers, 87, of Carroll, Iowa, passed away on Monday, Jan. 30, 2023, at Accura HealthCare of Carroll.

Funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 4, at First United Methodist Church in Carroll with the Rev. Terry Plocher officiating. Music will be by Ellen Severin. Honorary casket bearers will be Tom Louis, Frank Greteman, Paul Greteman, Bob Haukap, Don Kitt, Kim Tiefenthaler, Larry Lieb, Denis Schirck and Justin Kelly. Burial will be at a later date at Carroll City Cemetery.

Visitation will be held at Dahn and Woodhouse Funeral Home in Carroll from 5-7 p.m. Friday followed by a Masonic service held at 7. Visitation at First United Methodist Church will be Saturday from 9:30-10:15 a.m.

Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Dahn and Woodhouse Funeral Home in Carroll, and online condolences may be left for the family at

Thomas was born on Feb. 21, 1935, in Jefferson, Iowa, a son of Arthur and Gladys “Dolly” (Magill) Rogers. He attended Carroll High School, graduating with the Class of 1954. He got his first job in the business office at Ocoma Foods in Carroll. He then became a bookkeeper at Hills Motor, a local car dealership. On June 17, 1963, he began his career in banking at Commercial Savings Bank where he had many responsibilities over the years.

On Aug. 28, 1966, he married Lynn Sharon Farrell at First United Methodist Church in Carroll. The couple were blessed with one son, Philip.

Thomas was a member of First United Methodist Church in Carroll. He was also very active in the local Signet Masonic Lodge #264. Thomas loved bowling and was in several leagues throughout the years. He enjoyed golfing in his spare time and was an avid coin collector.

Thomas is survived by his wife, Lynn Sharon Rogers of Carroll, Iowa; son, Philip Rogers of Des Moines, Iowa; grandson, Justin and wife Erin Kelly of Des Moines; granddaughter, Ember Rogers of Des Moines; sister, Sally Clanton near Paris, Texas; brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Arthur and Gladys “Dolly” Rogers; brothers, Richard Rogers, his wife Jean, Robert Rogers, his son Jeff; and his brother-in-law, John Clanton.

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