Memorial services for Shirley L. Rogers were held Friday, March 15, 2019, at Pelan Funeral Services in Lyons. Burial will be at a later date in Lyons Cemetery. She passed away March 8, 2019 at Oakland Heights in Oakland, Neb., at the age of 85.
Shirley was born Nov. 4, 1933, to Vernon P. and Mabel (Woten) Sudduth in Lyons.
She started school at District 46 east of Oakland. After moving back to the Lyons area, she attended school in Lyons before graduating from Lyons High School in 1952.
She married Don Redding in 1952 and lived in Lyons, Blair and Sioux City before moving back to the Lyons area.
Following a divorce, Shirley married Randy Rogers in 1975. They have lived in Lyons ever since.
Shirley worked at Save More Market in Lyons for many years. She always enjoyed talking with everyone she helped. Failing eyesight forced early retirement and she spent the remainder of her life at home, but always enjoyed getting out and meeting people.
Her greatest joy was time spent with her family, either in person or by phone.
She was preceded in death by her parents; brother-in-law, Bill Kubovich; son-in-law, John C. Kroger.
She is survived by her husband, Randy; children, Kandi (Edward) Modlin of Scotland, S.D., Kim Kroger of Elkhorn, Neb., Kelly (Debby) Redding of Oakland, Kirk (Scott Barrett) Redding of Omaha; sister, Jan Kubovich of Grimes, Iowa; eight grandchildren; fifteen great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews; many friends.
Memorials may be directed to the family for future designation.
Pelan Funeral Services is in charge of the arrangements.