George C. "Christie" Rogier
May 30, 1913 - December 20, 2008
George C. "Christie" Rogier, 95, of Fostoria, passed away on Saturday December 20, 2008 at St. Francis Home in Tiffin.  He was born on May 30, 1913 in Perry Co. Indiana to the late Joseph and Mary (Bruggenschmidt) Rogier.  He married Bertha Elchert on September 2, 1939 in New Riegel and she preceded him in death on February 14, 1994.  Surviving are his sons, Robert (Gail) Rogier, Tiffin, Mike (Jean) Rogier, Fostoria, Donald (Shirley) Rogier, Risingsun, John Rogier, Tiffin, daughters, sister Rita Rogier C.PP.S., Oregon and Pat (Vince) Wasserman, Helena, 13 grandchildren, Becky Niekamp, Jay Rogier, Joe Rogier, Dawn Rogier, Nikki McIver, Phaedra Swonger, Chris Rogier, April Mowery, Marcus Rogier, Steve Wasserman, Scott Wasserman, Shawn Wasserman and Lisa Gillmor, 17 great grandchildren and 1 sister Gertrude Malone, Tell City, Indiana.  He was preceded also in death by 7 brothers.  George graduated from Leopold High School in Indiana and worked at Chrysler Casting in Fostoria for 38 years retiring in October of 1974.  He was a very faith filled person who enjoyed fishing, gardening, watching baseball and basketball games, raising strawberries, going back to Indiana and playing with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.  He had a great sense of humor and was very independent.   He was also a member of the Knights of Columbus in New Riegel.    Visitation will be on Tuesday December 23, 2008 from 2-4 and 6-8 PM at HOENING FUNERL HOME, 242 W. Tiffin St. Fostoria with a Christian wake service at 7:45 PM.  A Mass of Christian Burial will take place at All Saints Catholic Church, New Riegel on Wednesday December 24, 2008 at 10:00 AM.  Burial will follow at St. Boniface cemetery, New Riegel.   Contributions may be made to Seneca County School of Opportunity, All Saints Parish or Community Hospice Care of Seneca County.  Online expressions of sympathy may be made by visiting      

Funeral Information


2-4 & 6-8 PM Tuesday December 23, 2008


10:00 AM Wednesday December 24, 2008

Patricia (Doll) Ruha & family

Don, Was working on genealogy and came across this sad news. Sorry to hear of your loss. May you and your family find comfort that he is in the loving arms of Jesus.

Father Ron Schock

Mike, Sr. Rita, and George's entire family, Please accept my deepest sympathies as you mourn Dad's death, yet celebrate his life. I did not know a kinder and more gentle soul than George. His smile was infectious. I pray that he is standing straight and tall at the gates of heaven. Peace be with you, Fr. Ron

Christopher Steinmetz

Don and Shirley, I send my condolences on the passing of your father. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

Mike and Virginia Donaldson

Pat and Vince & family, We were sorry to read about the loss of your father, Pat. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.



Carl Rainey

Bob and Gail, You have my sincere sympathy in the loss of your loved one. My prayers are with you and your family.

Dave Peter

Don and the Rogier Family - Our prayers are with you. Hold your family close.

Boes Family

Dear Rogier Family, Sorry to hear about the loss of your (grand)father. We extend to each of you our deepest sympathy at this time of loss. May God comfort you and bless you. God Bless, Bob, Hope, Briley, Brody, and Brayden

Dr.Richard and Rita(Huss) Kappus

Sympathy to the Rogier Family cousins.Many memories of Christie when the Huss family visited.

Dave & Betty Brown

We send our condolences on the passing of your father, Our Prayers are with you.

Mary Ann & Terry Walton

Don and Shirley, you have our deepest sympathy with the loss of your dad. May God be with you and may you enjoy this Christmas Season thru the eyes of your grandchildren.

Juliana Elchert & Dan Hollenhorst

Dear Rogier Family, We have been thinking about you all this Christmas season. Christie was such a wonderful man. He was always smiling and engaging and generous. He was a pleasure to be around and to know. Blessings, love, and best wishes from the Minnesota and California Elcherts.

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