Kittitas County Press Release
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Search cancelled for 73 year old woman with Alzheimer’s
Kittitas County, WA - 07/19/2011 - 73 year old Heide Rogers was located at a motel outside Ogden Utah this morning.
Working with credit card companies, family members and law enforcement were notified that Mrs. Rogers had checked into a motel last night. Traveling through the night, family members were able to catch up to their mother this morning before she continued her journey.
"Heide Rogers was found in good spirits and in good shape, She was re-united with her daughter and should return home soon."
Around 5:45 A.M. 73 year old Heide Rogers left her house on Manastash Road, where she lives with one of her daughters, in a white 2003 Ford Focus bearing Kansas License Plate 095-CQC. She recently moved to Ellensburg from Cloud County Kansas to live with family. She reportedly has Alzheimer’s and is most likely trying to drive back to her home in Kansas.
Mrs. Rogers was last seen wearing a blue blouse, longer khaki colored Bermuda shorts, a side pony tail with a braid, and glasses. She is about 5 feet 2 inches tall, 175 lbs, brown eyes with gray hair. She has been listed as an Endangered Missing Person and a nationwide Attempt To Locate has been issued.
Anyone with information on Heide Rogers whereabouts is asked to contact the Kittitas County Sheriff’s Office at 509-925-8534
Kittitas County, from the Cascades to the Columbia, and online at http://www.co.kittitas.wa.us
Contact (media only): Clayton Myers, Undersheriff.