Earl Robert Rogness, Born: June 10, 1937, Died: May 8, 2019
Earl passed away unexpectedly but peacefully after a short
battle with cancer. He was in his home, in his favorite chair and
looking out at his beloved view of the Manzanita coastline.
He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Mary B. Rogness, his two
daughters Anne Rogness (Steve Pearson) and Emily Skipper
(Gregg Skipper), and his grandson Alec Skipper.
Earl was born in Eureka California, the only child of Earl C.
Rogness and Emma L. (Humphrey) Rogness. He attended
Portland’s Capitol Hill Grade School and Lincoln High School
where he played varsity football. He then attended U of O and
Augustana College before graduating from Lewis and Clark
Earl had a successful career in the Insurance business, his most
fulfilling years being self-employed, and providing employee
benefits to Oregon companies.
Earl was passionate about field trialing with his dogs, fishing
and golfing with his friends.
In 1995, following in his parents’ footsteps, Earl and Mary
retired to Neakhanie, developing many close friendships, a love
of the coast and the coastal community.
Earl requested very little fanfare. There will be a memorial
gathering on June 29th, 3:00pm - 5:00pm, at the American
Legion in Cannon Beach, his favorite place to be with his
friends. Memorial contributions can be sent to a charity of your
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