Mary Lou Rogers

May 28, 1937 ~ May 8, 2020 (age 82)


GOSHEN- Mary Lou Rogers, 82, of Goshen, passed away Friday May 8, 2020 at Courtyard Healthcare Center in Goshen.  She was born May 28, 1937 in Elkhart to George Calvert & Helen May (Gould) Pease.

     On December 17, 1977 she married Donald F. Rogers.  He preceded her in death on March 19, 2017.   Surviving are 5 children, David E. (Gina) Ritter of Avon, IN, Kathryn J. (Brian) Caplinger, Deborah A. (Phillip) Geise both of Elkhart, Cynthia K. (Kevin) Carpenter of Goshen, John J. (Cindy) Rogers of Edwardsburg; 12 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Donald, a daughter Christy DeCook, a brother John Pease and a sister Sally Andrews.

     Mary Lou graduated from Elkhart High School in 1955.  She was a member of the Grace Lutheran Church and sang in the church choir.  Mary Lou was also a member of the Elkhart Symphony Chorus and a member of the Red Hat Society.

She retired from LaSalle-Bristol.

     Cremation will take place and a private family graveside service will be held at Rice Cemetery.  Walley-Mills-Zimmerman Funeral Home is honored to be entrusted with her care.

     The family of Mary Lou would like to extend a special THANK YOU to all the nurses at the Courtyard in Goshen for the excellent care they gave her.

     Memorial contributions may be given to the Grace Lutheran Church.

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