Friends and family have shared their relationship to show their support.
How do you know Rodger Elland Forkert?
We are sorry for your loss.
Help others honor Rodger's memory.
Coping with Grief
We would like to offer our sincere support to anyone coping with grief. Enter
your email below for our complimentary daily grief messages. Messages run for up to one year and you
can stop at any time. Your email will not be used for any other purpose.
Rodger Elland Forkert
July 15, 1952 ~ December 30, 2023 (age 71) 71 Years Old
10 Trees, Flowers, or Condolences have been shared with support of Rodger's family - View on Tribute Wall
Rodger Elland Forkert, age 71, of Ellison Bay, passed away peacefully on December 30th, 2023, at Algoma Waterfall Health Nursing Home. He was born on July 15th, 1952, in Vermillion, Ohio to Nancy Anne Forkert (Barr) and Franklyn R Forkert. He is survived by his longtime friend Nanette Champeau, his father Franklyn and siblings Gordon, Russell and Julie (Koblin). Rodger was a 1970 graduate of Deerfield High (IL) and a 1974 graduate of Principia College (IL) and maintained many lifelong relationships from those years. An accomplished carpenter and sailor, shall he be forever blessed with Fair Winds and Calm Seas.
The Schinderle Funeral Home, Algoma, was entrusted with Rodger's arrangements.
Express your sympathy, memories and pictures on Rodger's tribute page at www.schinderlefuneralhome.com