Rogona L. Robeson
Rogona L. Robeson
VAN WERT, Ohio — Rogona L. Robeson, 62, of Van Wert passed away early Monday morning, Oct. 7, 2019, at the Ohio State University James Cancer Center.

She was born on Dec. 5, 1956, to the late Roger and Wilva (Stuckey) Bair. A Lincolnview High School graduate, Rogona went on to marry Keith “Cheekers” Robeson and they spent 14 years together.

Animals and music were both loves of Rogona’s. She cared for multiple furry friends throughout her life. Rogona also loved her family, enjoying time spent with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Surviving are her daughters, Stephanie (Dave) Phillips of Van Wert, Jessica (Matt) Doan of Omaha, Nebraska, and Carly (Mathew) Bolenbaugh of Ohio City; brother, Lloyd Roger Bair of Grover Hill; sisters, Rogula Bair, Rogena (Denny) Pancake, Rogana Megahed, and Rogeta (Joe) Fruchey; grandchildren, Hayleigh, Audrey, Abbigale, Caleb, Gabriel, and Fallon; and great-grandchildren, Donavan and Brooklyn.

There are no services at this time. A celebration of Rogona’s life will be held at a later date.

Memorial contributions in Rogona’s memory may be directed to the family. To share in her online memorial, please visit

Funeral arrangements entrusted to Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home & Crematory, 722 S Washington Street, Van Wert, OH 45891.