Ted L. Rogers
Chillicothe - Ted L. Rogers, M.D., age 64, of Chillicothe, passed away on June 28, 2021 at his home.
Ted was born on March 8, 1957 in St. Elmo, IL to Lon M. and Olive (Childress) Rogers. He married Lisa Sealine on November 18, 2007 at Northwest United Methodist Church in Peoria.
Surviving are his wife, Lisa; his children, Arik Sealine-Smith, currently deployed with the U.S. Navy, Montana Goodman of Philadelphia, PA and Winston Smith of Mesa, AZ; his siblings, Jan Matheny and Ron (Anna) Rogers, both of Oblong, IL; many nieces and nephews; and his in-laws, Clinton and Marlene Sealine of Chillicothe. He was preceded in death by his parents and his brother, Mark Rogers.
Ted graduated with a Medical Degree from SIU Carbondale and completed his residency at Saginaw Cooperative Hospital in Michigan. His first year post-residency, he worked in Fairbury, IL and then he worked for UnityPoint Health Methodist for 34 years. Ted was a gentle spirit and was very dedicated to his work as a physician. His patients were very special to him. He was an active member of the Northwest United Methodist Church in Peoria as well as opening a free clinic at the church 8 years ago and was an active volunteer with the Great Banquet Community. Ted enjoyed family life, gardening, living on the river and was an avid reader. Most important to Ted were God and his family.
A funeral service will be held on Sunday, July 4, 2021 at 2pm at Northwest United Methodist Church in Peoria. Visitation will be held on Saturday, July 3, 2021 from 4pm to 7pm at Weber-Hurd Funeral Home in Chillicothe. A funeral service will also be held on Tuesday, July 6, 2021 at 2pm at Kaskaskia Church in Beecher City, IL. Burial will be at Kaskaskia Cemetery immediately following the service at the church. Memorials in Ted's name may be made to Northwest United Methodist Church. Online condolences may be made through www.weberhurdfuneralhome.com
Posted online on June 30, 2021