A Funeral Mass will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 29, at St. Stanislaus Catholic Church, with her nephew, the Rev. William Menzel officiating. Burial will be in St. Stephen Cemetery.
Visitation will be at the church from 9:30 a.m. Tuesday until the Mass.
Boston Funeral Home in Stevens Point assisted with arrangements. Condolences may be offered online at www.bostonfuneralhome.net.
Donations in her honor may be made to the Riverfront Arts Center or St. Stanislaus Kostka Parish.
Mrs. Rogers was born Sept. 5, 1929, in Wisconsin Rapids, a daughter of the late Joseph and Jennie (Peterson) Maurer. She graduated from Cadott High School in 1947.
After graduation she moved to Stevens Point and attended what is now the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point.
She was married to George Rogers, former Stevens Point Journal editor and Portage County Gazette columnist, Dec. 30, 1950, at St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church in Cadott. He died Nov. 4, 2013.
She was employed at the former Citizens National Bank and First National Bank. In the 1980s, she and Lorrie Neale owned and operated The Treasure Chest Boutique in the Sentry Insurance World Headquarters Building.
She was the Riverfront Arts Center’s first volunteer and served on the Board of the Arts Center. She also volunteered at Operation Bootstrap, St. Michael’s Hospital, Start Making a Reader Today (SMART) and St. Stanislaus Parish bingo.
Survivors include one son, James, Milwaukee; one daughter, Jane (Jerry Pearling), Portland, Ore.; one brother, John Maurer, Snellville, Ga.; and many nieces and nephews.
She was also preceded in death by three brothers, Paul, Roger and Peter Maurer.