Services set for bicycle crash victim Rogers |

Services set for bicycle crash victim Rogers

A Valentine’s Day weekend of remembrance has been set for Jim Rogers, the well-known bicyclist killed last Sunday on Highway 174 while riding near Colfax.

The honors will begin with a fun bike ride in Rogers’ honor tentatively scheduled for 10 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 13, according to family friend and fellow Sierra Express Bicycle Team and Club member Craig Lindberg.

For precise information on the event closer to the date, riders can access the bike club’s page about Rogers on its Web site at:

Services for Rogers will be held at 2 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 14, at the Sierra Presbyterian Church, 175 Ridge Road in Nevada City.

That will be followed by a public reception at 4 p.m. at the Miner’s Foundry at 325 Spring Street in Nevada City. The reception is a potluck and those attending are asked to bring a beverage and a meal to share.

Those wishing to extend their thoughts and wishes to the family can send cards or letters to Rogers’ parents, Allan and Betty Rogers, 210 Spring Street, Nevada City, CA 95959.

In addition, a college fund has been established for Rogers’ son, Nate Rogers. Contributions may be sent to: “The Nate Rogers Fund in Memory of Jim Rogers”, c/o Wells Fargo Bank, 757 Sutton Way, Grass Valley, CA 95945.

If readers want to add to Rogers’ memory on the bicycle club’s Web site, send stories and images to Lindberg at Craig_Lindberg@Yahoo.Com.

For the full story, see Thursday’s edition of The Union.

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