The National Field Archery Association wishes to extend our sincere condolences to the family of Marihelen Rogers. Marihelen and her husband MJ worked for the NFAA for fifteen years. Representing the NFAA as the Executive Secretary, Editor of Archery Magazine and Tournament and Events Coordinator; Marihelen had a tremendous sense of appreciation for her friends in the archery world. Those that had the opportunity of working with Marihelen know how much she enjoyed taking care of archers from around the World. She was one of the greatest examples of someone “giving back” to what they enjoy!
Marihelen was instrumental in facilitating the NFAA acquisition of the World-renowned Vegas Shoot. She was also instrumental with the building of the NFAA new corporate Headquarters and Archery Complex. Her love for archery did not go unnoticed, as she was a recipient of the prestigious and coveted NFAA President’s Award and Medal of Merit. Marihelen and MJ also enjoyed bowhunting. She and MJ bowhunted whitetails in the Midwest and also traveled to Africa for a bowhunting safari. She also loved sharing stories about her friends and family in Illinois. There will be a Celebration for Marihelen on Sunday, November 10 from 1-4 pm (interment T.B.A. at a later date) at The Heinz Funeral Home, 212 East Main Street, Carlinville, IL 62626. (Phone: 217-854-3157 Email: HeinzFH@frontiernet.net Website: http://heinzfuneralhome.com/)
During this difficult time, please keep MJ and their family in your thoughts and prayers.
Marihelen receiving the coveted
NFAA President's Award in 2006.