KILLBUCK -- April Alisa Dawn Rogers, 41, of Killbuck passed away Sunday morning, Feb. 5, 2017, at her home.
April was born March 6, 1975, in Mansfield, the daughter of Rebecca Croft and Ronald Bender, and on March 22, 2014, married Volley Rogers III. He survives.
She was a 1993 graduate of West Holmes High School, where she was a band member, and then attended Akron University. She worked for Yoder Dental and was a member of St. Peter Catholic Church of Millersburg.
She enjoyed crafting, flowers, her pets, going to West Holmes sporting and band events and loved going to the races to watch her son, Jace, race his motorcycle. Her kids were her life. She will be deeply missed by all who knew her.
Surviving in addition to her husband, are children, Jace Anthony Dean Hasskew and Brock Logan Judson, both of Killbuck, Samantha Rose Rogers, Savannah Pearl Rogers and Seth Darren Rogers, all of the home; her mother, Rebecca Croft of Killbuck; her father, Ronald Bender of Garfield Heights; a sister, Melissa Galbraith (Jeff Gallion) of Killbuck; a brother, Anthony Bender of Killbuck; her father- and mother-in-law, Volley and Deb Rogers; sisters-in-law, Marlana (Jerome) Green and Kyla (Shaun) Cerny; nieces and nephews, Brianne Galbraith, Brayden Bender, Hayleigh Bender, Tyler Gallion, Dyllan Bender, Zeke Galbraith, Haley Gallion, Kiesha, Xantheus and Talos along with one more on the way; numerous extended family members, lots of friends; and Mary.
She was preceded in death by her maternal grandparents, Dean and Paulene Croft; and three furry companions, Stella, Panzer and Gixxer.
Funeral mass was Thursday at 7 p.m. at St. Peter Catholic Church in Millersburg, with Fathers Lawrence L. Hummer and Stephen L. Krile officiating. Friends called Thursday from 3-7 p.m. at Holmes County Catholic Center located at St. Peter Catholic Church. Arrangements were handled by Alexander Funeral Home, Millersburg. Those wishing to share a memory or make online condolences may do so by visiting www.alexanderfhinc.com.
The family suggests memorial contributions be made to Wounded Warriors or Holmes County Humane Society.