Joseph E. Rogers “Nay-Wah-Dah-Zha-Bik”, age 33, a resident of Webster, passed away on June 2, 2020.
Joseph was born on Feb. 18, 1987 to parents, Terrance Rogers and JaNeen Mosay in Spooner.
Joseph enjoyed watching football and basketball. He was a diehard Vikings fan. He also enjoyed drawing and spending time with family and friends.
He was preceded in death by his father, Terrance Rogers; grandpa, Benny Rogers; aunt, Stacy Rogers; beloved cousins, Travis Buck, Shelby Benjamin, and Courtney Oustigoff.
He is survived by his mother, JaNeen (Buck) Zehner; special friend, Brianna Bearheart; grandmothers, Thamer Rogers and Wanda Taylor; sister, Amanda Rogers; brothers, Jordan Rogers and Derek Churchill; nephew, Skyler Notinokey; beloved aunts, Renee (Ricardo) Fairbanks, Stephanie Mosay, Shannon (Bruce) Bellinger, Roxanne St. John, and Nicole Hodge; along with other relatives and friends.
Funeral service was Friday, June 5, 2020 at 10 a.m. at the St. Croix Tribal Center in Hertel with Francis Songetay officiating. Interment followed at the Johnstown Township Cemetery. Casket bearers were Gary Stoner, Bruce Bellanger, Allan Mosay, Jimmy Lightfeather, Sequoia Bellanger, Gavin Benjamin, Elijah Benjamin and Bryce Duncan. Honorary casket bearers were Skyler Notinokey, Clint Mosay, Derek Churchill, Sean Reynolds, Brent Reynolds, Frankie Bildeau, Derek Mosay and Rob Phernetton.
Arrangements were entrusted to Swedberg-Taylor Funeral Home, Webster.