GOTHENBURG -- Myrtle M. Rogers, 89, of Gothenburg, formerly of Farnam, died Monday (Oct. 13, 2003) at Gothenburg Memorial Hospital Long Term Care.
She was born July 2, 1914, to Frederick W. and Grace (Stombaugh) Volkman in Frontier County. She graduated from Cambridge High School in 1931.
On Aug. 16, 1932, she married Harvey "Paul" Rogers in Oberlin. The couple lived south of Orafina until the late 40s before moving to Eustis, until 1960. They then moved to Cambridge for three years before moving to Farnam until April 2000, when she moved to Long Term Care at the Gothenburg Memorial Hospital. She worked at the Eustis News and the Cambridge Courier. She also worked as the librarian in Eustis and was librarian in Farnam for several years.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Paul, on Jan. 23, 1996; one sister, Velma Banzhaf; a brother-in-law, Paul Banzhaf; and two great-nieces, Crystal Braaten and Linda Banzhaf.
Survivors include one sister-in-law; one niece, Patricia Thompson and special friend, Gary Hedke of Cambridge; three nephews, Darrel and wife, Lucile Banzhaf of McCook, Dwain and wife, Elna Banzhaf of Eustis and Harold and wife, Charlene Banzhaf of Indianola; 17 great-nieces and nephews and numerous great-great-nieces and nephews.
Services are Saturday, 10:30 a.m., at the Nazarene Church in Farnam with Pastor Danny Strange officiating. Interment will be in the Eustis (West) Cemetery in Eustis.
Visitation is Thursday and Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., at the Blase Memorial Chapel in Gothenburg.
A memorial has been established.
Blase Memorial Chapel in Gothenburg is in charge of the arrangements.