Roger Rutherford

Tuesday, February 11, 2003

Roger Rutherford, 58, of Eugene, Ore., formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Sunday, Feb. 9, 2003, in Eugene.

He was born Jan. 22, 1945, in Buhl, Idaho, the son of Lloyd and Kathleen Walpole Rutherford. He first married Pat Shorthouse in Twin Falls, Idaho, in 1966. He then married Mary Foster in Cape Girardeau on June 24, 1994.

He served in the U.S. Army. He was a sales representative for Nestle, retiring last year. He was a member of Grace Lutheran Church. He also lived in Boise, Idaho, Twin Falls and Bountiful, Utah.

Survivors include his wife; his mother of Buhl; two sons, Rick Rutherford and Randy Rutherford, both of Salt Lake City, Utah; a stepdaughter, Kendra Foster of Athens, Ga.; two sisters, Carol Cox of Meridian, Idaho, and Beulah Young of Boise, Idaho; and three grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his father.

Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. today at Musgrove Family Mortuary in Eugene.

Services will be at 11 a .m. Wednesday at Grace Lutheran Church.

Burial will be in Bountiful.