James T. Rogers

MADISON—James T. Rogers, age 81, passed away on Sunday, December 4, 2022. He was born to Susan “Elizabeth” Milligan on October 3, 1941 in Denver, CO. Jim graduated from the University of Wisconsin Law School in 1966.  He established law offices in Merrill and Tomahawk.  Along with his successful career as a trial lawyer, Jim was also a world traveler, wine connoisseur, and gourmet chef.

Jim is survived by his wife Margaret Shields; daughter Jennifer (Ken) Hofmaster; and many dear friends.  He was preceded in death by his motherand good friends Tommy Karl and HarveyWoodward.

Per Jim’s wishes, no services will be held.  “I did it my way!”

Cress Funeral Service, 1310 Emerald Terrace, Sun Prairie, WI 53590, 608-837-9054 www.cressfuneralservice.com

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