James Patrick Rogan entered into rest Sept. 26, 2013, at age 78, after a brief illness.
He was the husband of 57 years of Shirley (Dolan) Rogan; the father of Patti (Guido) Burridge, Colleen Milette, James (Liz) Rogan, Barbara (Robert) Moscati, Jeffrey (Ilona) Rogan and Karen (Keith) Call. He is also survived by 17 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren. He was the brother of the late Michael Rogan. He was loved by many dear friends.
Visitation was held Saturday, Sept. 28, and Sunday, Sept. 29, at the Kaiser Funeral Home. A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated Monday at St. Stephen R.C. Church. Interment was in St. Stephen Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.
The man was a testament to loving thy neighbor as thyself. No one came into his presence without feeling love and joy. He was involved for many years with Grand Island Junior Football and in the Grand Island business community.