Lonny D. Rogness, 57, of Watford City, N.D., passed away with his family by his side early Friday morning, July 6, 2018, at the Sidney Health Center, Sidney, Mont., after a short battle against lung and bone cancer. Lonny will be greatly missed by all those who knew and loved him.
Lonny was born on May 15, 1961, the son of Alvin and Wilma (Campbell) Rogness. He attended schools in Watford City graduating in 1980. Upon graduating he worked in the oilfield for a few years, and then went to work at McKenzie County Road and Bridge Department for 27 years. Then back to the oilfield until the time of his death.
Lonny married Shelly Schroeder on June 25, 1988, which they recently celebrated their 30th Anniversary. To this union three children were born, Jon, Jenny, and Jake. In the summer Lonny enjoyed his Saturday golf tee time with his regular crew for a game of golf. In the winter, Lonny looked forward to watching the Bison football games with the same crew. Also in the winter, Lonny and Shelly looked forward to their annual Caribbean trip with friends.
Lonny is survived by his wife, Shelly Rogness; his sons, Jon (fiancée Meleah Leiss) Rogness, and Jake Rogness; his daughter, Jenny Rogness; sisters, Cheryl Maynard and her daughter, Stacy Maynard, Debby Rogness and her son, Kevin Forman and family; sister-in-law, MaLissa Schroeder and family; brother-in-law, Mike (Rachelle) Schroeder and their two kids, Alex and Marissa; his mother and father-in-law, Marilyn and Marlin Schroeder; and great-nephew, Aaron Maynard.
Lonny is preceded in death by: his parents; two nephews, Kelly Foreman and Ryan Maynard; grandparents, Wilber and Esther Campbell and John and Margit Rogness.
Mass of the Christian Burial for Lonny Rogness was at 11 a.m., CST, on Tuesday, July 10, 2018, at the Epiphany Catholic Church in Watford City, Father Brian Gross presided. Wake services were at 6 p.m. CST, Monday, July 9, 2018, at the Epiphany Catholic Church, Watford City, N.D. Remembrances, condolences and pictures may be shared with the family at www.fulkersons.com.