LANDON RAY ROGERS, age 20, of Reading, died Saturday, March 14, 2020, as a result of a truck accident south of Rushmore. He was born December 15, 1999, in Luverne, to Lance and Tami (Olson) Rogers. He was baptized at Bethel Presbyterian Church, in Reading, he had his 1st communion at the First Lutheran Church in Worthington; and was confirmed at Zion Lutheran Church in Adrian. Landon attended public schools in Adrian (unwillingly). From his preschool days through senior year, all he wanted to do was to be outside.
He was an avid hunter, trapper & fisherman. He loved shop & metal classes where he built a superb ice house & feed bunks. Landon played baseball, which he earned All State Honors, and was part of the team winning a 3rd place title at state. He also played football where he won the MVP award. Landon also wrestled in his grade school years. His senior year, Landon was crowned Adrian High School Homecoming King. He was a member of 4-H Elk Tip Toppers in Reading. He loved working with cattle & showing them at the county and state levels.
Landon graduated in May of 2018. He continued to farm with his father and brother, Logan. They owned & operated a cow/calf business at the age of thirteen; along with raising feeder cattle. The three also started Triple L Silo Repair. Landon worked for Mitchell Cox for four and a half years, where he loved working and considered him his best friend along with Landon’s brother, Logan. Landon & Logan were inseparable; it was like they were twins. He also worked for Jeff Tweet, who he had the most respect for. Landon helped many area farmers and was considered a very respectful hard worker. He was the most friendly kind young man that has touched many people. He was known for his manners, his burly beard and his desire to help anyone.
Landon is survived by his mother, Tami Rogers (Darrel), Adrian; father, Lance Rogers (Tami B.), Wilmont; two brothers, Chad (Candace) Davance, Minneapolis; and Logan (Taylor) Rogers, Adrian; sister, Shawna Rogers, Adrian; his high school sweetheart, Madison Neuenburg & their dog, Allie; two nieces, Leita & Meila; a nephew, Cedar; two grandmothers, Ona Galles & Bonnie Rogers; and many aunts, uncles & cousins.
He was preceded in death by his grandfathers, Keith Lawrence Galles & Melvin Ray Rogers; and an uncle, Jason Galles.
Visitation will be from 4-7 pm Wednesday at the Adrian High School; and also one hour prior to the service at the high school on Thursday. Funeral will be 10:30 am Thursday at the Adrian High School officiated by Vicar Bob Ossefoort. Burial will be in the Summit Lake Cemetery in Reading.
Dingmann Funeral Home in Adrian is in charge of arrangements.
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