Douglas Dewayne Rogers, 75, passed away at home in Columbia Falls, Mont.
He served his country in the Marines as well as the Army reserves. After his military service he worked for the U.S. Forest Service in Oregon until his retirement in 2006, which is when he moved to the Flathead Valley to be near his new granddaughter and family.
Since moving to the valley he was a volunteer with the Somers Fire Hall and anything having to do with children and the great outdoor activities. As With Douglas's wishes his ashes will be spread in the mountains and waterways that he loved to hunt and fish.
He was preceded in death by: his son, Paul Rogers; and his grandson, Quinton Rogers.
He is survived by: his wife Gwendolyn Rogers; daughter and son-in-law, Jennifer and Andy Winters; grandchildren, Allison Rogers, Kassandra and Wade Winters, Presley and Paige Knoke; stepson and spouse, Robert and Michelle Knoke; Daniel Frasieur and family; Kimberly Nyberg and family; and many extended family members and friends he considered family.
In lieu of funeral services and to honor Douglas's giving character, we ask that you make a donation to the Mule Deer Foundation (children's table), Flathead Valley Walleye youth program, 524 Parkway Dr, Kalispell, MT 59901, or the Flathead Valley Marines (www.FlatheadMarines.com) in his name.
Columbia Mortuary in Columbia Falls is caring for the family.