Funeral was held Nov. 28, 1988, for Ivard R. Rogers, a former director of the state Bureau of Criminal Identification, who died Nov. 25 in Salt Lake City following a long illness. He was 73.

Burial was in Sunset Gardens.Mr. Rogers worked for 42 years in the state bureau, including 20 years as director. He represented Utah in the establishment of the National Criminal Identification Center.

In 1966, he was named outstanding male employee by the Utah Public Employees Association. He was secretary of the Utah State Peace Officers Association for four years and as secretary of the Utah Crime Conference for 16 years.

Mr. Rogers served in the military in Europe and Asia during World War II.