The Lusk Herald
April 20, 1994
John Joseph Rogina
Services for John Joseph Rogina, age 85, were conducted Friday, April 1, by Rev. Del Cowley of the First Baptist Church in Lusk, Wyo. Cremation has taken place.
Mr. Rogina died March 24, at Mountain Towers Healthcare Center in Cheyenne, Wyo., following a lengthy illness.
He was born May 23, 1908, in Bonesteel, S.D., the son of Matthew Rogina and Cecilia Lieb Rogina. The family moved to Keeline, Wyo. where he was raised.
In 1944, he married Emily DuVall Menter in Lusk. He moved all over the state working construction as a heavy equipment operator.
He enjoyed gardening, fishing, hunting, cooking and was an avid inventor of gadgets. He had a mechanical mind and if he didn't have it, he made it.
He was preceded in death by his parents, stepfather, ex wife, six brothers, Lewis Rogina, Frank Rogina, Edward Rogina, James Rogina, Laurence Rogina and Bud Crowley; one sister, Florence Rogina; one stepson, Melven Menter; and two step-grandsons, James E. Menter, Jr. and Robert L. Menter.
Survivors include three sons, Edward E. Rogina, Ronald P. Rogina and Gary A. McGehee; two daughters, Marcia R. White, Bakersfield, Calif. and Margo Dicbold.
Andrew J. Crowley (June 17, 1921 - September 9, 1983)Doris Marie Crowley (August 20, 1927 - January 7, 1998)William Jack Crowley (1957 - November 19, 1958)Selmer Freddie DeSersa (November 8, 1950 - February 29, 2016)Delores Julia Felzien (September 22, 1948 - June 7, 1996)Doris Ellen Johnson (January 9, 1955 - October 26, 2016)Edward Otto Rogina (April 27, 1905 - February 19, 1973)Edward Eugene Rogina (September 13, 1945 - December 21, 2011)Emily E. Rogina (November 9, 1916 - January 11, 1967)Eugene Edward Rogina (June 5, 1960 - June 9, 2008)James Paul Rogina (January 1, 1915 - May 6, 1937)Louis W. Rogina (December 20, 1900 - February 6, 1945)Matthew Frank Rogina (August 13, 1874 - April 10, 1935)Selma M. Desersa Rogina (May 1, 1926 - March 7, 2007)
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