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RODGERS, Don Robert Sr.
RODGERS, Don Robert Sr. Born in 1923, passed away November 2012. He is survived by his loving wife, Lore, of 70 years, three children; Janett, Edward and Glenn, (oldest son, Don Jr., passed away the previous month), many nieces, nephews and grandchildren. Dons early life was in the Bay area. Following high school, he entered the Navy and served from 1940 until 1946. He was attached to the aviation division on USSs Ranger, Topeka, Yorktown, and Alabama. As a civilian, Don continued his career in aviation working as a jet engine and structural mechanic. He worked for a number of companies in the aerospace industry including General Electric, Pacific Airmotive Corporation, and Lockheed. Don retired from Lockheed in 1988. Don was active in various political/educational organizations including Pro America, the John Birch Society, the NRA, and the Republican Party. He was a charter member of Our Shepherd Evangelical Lutheran Church of Lancaster. A Memorial Service will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, December 8, 2012. Following will be a reception/ refreshments at the church, 42521 20th St. West (off Ave L), Lancaster. Private burial for family only. Arrangements entrusted to Joshua Memorial Park & Mortuary, Lancaster.

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