SAVANNA—Alice J. Rogers, 89, of Savanna, passed away Friday, Jan. 17, 2020, at her home in Savanna.
A funeral service will be held at 12 noon Thursday, Jan. 23, at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Savanna. Visitation will be held from 10 a.m-12 noon, prior to the service at the church. Memorials may be made to the Savanna Public Library. Family and friends are invited to share in Jeanie's life at www.lawjonesfuneralhome.com.
Jeanie was born Aug. 3, 1930, in Freeport, to Frank and Frances (Clouser) Garner. Upon the death of her mother Frances in 1945, Jeanie went to live with her uncle and aunt, James (Matt) and Lilian Garner. She graduated from Lanark High School in 1948 and from Blackburn College in 1950.
Jeanie married Edward A. Rogers in Savanna in 1952. They were parents of six children. She enjoyed playing golf, reading and playing cards. Jeanie was a member of St. John's Catholic Church in Savanna. She did volunteer work at the church.
Jeanie is survived by her children: David (Barb) Rogers, Kathleen (Floyd) Wehr, Thomas (Marlana) Rogers, Steven (D'Arcye) Rogers, and Amy Rogers; eight grandchildren, Kali, Blake, Samuel, Michael, Anne, Lilian, Nick, and Alex; two step-grandchildren, Ryan, and Lindsey; two great-grandchildren, Dagney, and Archie; and three step-great-grandchildren, Kira, Luka, Eli.
Jeanie was preceded in death by her mother and father; her aunt and uncle; her sister, Barbara Roth; her husband; her son, Michael; and by her daughter-in-law, Cathy.