Donald E. Sjogren


Donald E. Sjogren

a registered nurse

Donald E. Sjogren, 67, of Van Buren St., died February 13, 2012 at home surrounded by his family. He was the husband of Vida L. (Sellers) Sjogren.

Born in Warwick, a son of the late Carl H. and Mildred M. (Richardson) Sjogren, he was a lifelong resident of Warwick. Mr. Sjogren was a registered nurse at Eleanor Slater Hospital for 18 years before retiring in 1997 and proudly served as a City of Warwick firefighter for 14 years, retiring in 1982. A lifelong member of Lakewood Baptist Church, he served as a deacon and was the chairman of the property committee for many years.

Besides his wife he leaves three sons, David E. Sjogren of West Warwick, Steven C. Sjogren and Kristofer M. Sjogren, both of Warwick; a daughter, Merridythe M. Rogers of East Greenwich; a stepdaughter, Deatrice M. Ramos of Cranston; a stepson, Dean Ramos of Pittsfield, Mass.; a brother, Ronald C. Sjogren of Warwick; and 12 grandchildren.

His funeral will be held Feb. 18 at 9 a.m. from Frank P. Trainor & Sons Funeral Home, 982 Warwick Ave., Warwick. with a funeral service in Lakewoood Baptist Church, 255 Atlantic Ave., Warwick, at 10 a.m. Calling hours are Feb. 17 from 4-7 p.m. Burial will be in Quidnessett Cemetery, North Kingstown. For condolences visit