STUART & WINIFRED ROGERS
E. Stuart Rogers was born in Wood County and moved to Kenton with his
parents at an early age. Graduating from Kenton High School, he entered
the insurance business with his father at Rogers Nationwide Insurance.
He retired after 33 years. Stuart was quite involved with the Kenton community
in many areas. He was a member of the Airport Authority to help acquire
an airport for Kenton and was its first manager. He was a past president
of the board that helped establish the Community Improvement Corporation,
Hardin County Genealogical Society and Farm Bureau Council. He was county
commissioner 1980-1984, past president of the Kenton Chamber of Commerce,
director of Hardin County Auto Club, former president of Ohio Northern
Parents Association. Stuart received the 1 981 Chamber of Commerce Citizen
of the Year Award.
Winifred Rogers graduated from Riverside School of Nursing of Toledo and
was dedicated to helping in the development of health services for the
Hardin County community. A former president of the Hardin Memorial Hospital
and Riverside Methodist Hospital, and was instrumental in the leasing
of the Sullivan-Johnson Museum to the county, She was a member of the
Hardin Memorial Hospital Guild, Hardin Home Health board of directors,
Kenton Music Club, St Johns United Church of Christ, Kenton Garden Club,
Latham Chapter of Order of Eastern Star, Hardin County Farm Bureau council
and a charter member of the Sullivan- Johnson Museum. She was the 1987
recipient of the community service award from the Kenton Chamber of Commerce.