Nancy V. Rogers
Nancy V. Rogers, 85, died Saturday, October 19, 2019 at Country Living of Larned in Larned, Kansas.
She was born February 19, 1934 in Denver, Colorado, the daughter of Henry and Naomi (Smith) Hensley. She was a graduate of Golden High School and attended the University of Colorado Denver pursuing a degree in secondary education. On December 11, 1950 she was united in marriage to Harold Eugene Rogers in Golden, Colorado. They celebrated 47 years of marriage before he preceded her in death on June 16, 1998. She was secretary for the Jefferson County Clerk and Gunnison Junior High School, and librarian at Moore Junior High School in Arvada. In 2000, Nancy moved to Hays to be closer to her family. She was a member of Arvada United Methodist Church and Hays First United Methodist Church. Nancy enjoyed sewing, listening to Frank Sinatra music, was a good housekeeper, hostess, and the ultimate homemaker. She was a great cook, always having food prepared for family, friends, and guests, and enjoyed cooking Thanksgiving and Christmas dinners for her family. She loved attending her son and grandson’s football games, parent’s weekend at the Air Force Academy, and traveling to her granddaughters’ dance competitions. Her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren brought her great joy.
Survivors include a son; Hal Rogers and wife Jane of Hays, two daughters; Lynnette Laughlin and husband John of Tucson, AZ, and Becky Wasinger and husband Bob of Hays, a sister; Louella Maxine Hueston-Patterson of Denver, CO, eight grandchildren; Brian Laughlin, Megan Laughlin, Nate Rogers and wife Jill, Angie Rogers, Lexie Wasinger, Gracie Wasinger, Annie Wasinger, and Joel Wolcott, and two great-grandchildren; Max Rogers and Lily Rogers.
She was preceded in death by her parents, four brothers; Warren, Cliff, Leon, and Al, and a sister; Lillian.
Funeral Services will be at 11:00 am on Thursday, October 24, 2019 at the Hays Memorial Chapel Funeral Home, 1906 Pine Street, Hays, Kansas, with Rev. Mike Rose officiating. Burial will be at 1:30 PM MST on Friday, October 25, 2019 at Arvada Cemetery, Arvada, Colorado. Visitation will be from 5:00 pm until 7:00 on Wednesday, and from 10:00 am until service time on Thursday, all at the funeral home. Memorials are suggested to the family’s wishes. Condolences and memories of Nancy may be shared with the family at www.haysmemorial.com
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