TROY - Kathryn Marie Rogers, 92 of Troy, passed away Monday, Nov. 11, 2013, at Genesis Healthcare Center, Troy, Ohio.
She was born Nov. 1, 1921, in Troy, to the late Harry S. and Bessie (Iddings) Houser. Kathryn graduated from Lostcreek High School in 1939. During World War II she worked at the Hobart Manufacturing Company in the Accounting and Statistical Departments. Later she worked for 16 years at Kerr's Office Supply as a photography assistant and bookkeeper, retiring in 1983.
Kathryn was an active, lifetime member of the First United Methodist Church Troy. She was a member of the Faith Hope Circle and volunteered wherever she was needed.
She was preceded in death by two brothers, Melvin Houser and William Houser; three sisters, Dorothy Harshbarger, Lois Clark and Virginia Schaeffer.
Survivors include her husband of 70 years, John Sayre Rogers; son and daughter-in-law, John Douglas and Dianne L. Rogers of Callawassie Island, S.C.; daughter and son-in-law, Margaret "Peggy" Louise and Andrew J. Malinoski of Bemus Point, N.Y.; sisters, Emma Jean Flory and Barbara McKinney both of Troy. Grandchildren and spouses include Megan L. Malinoski, Sarah R. and Grant Umberger, Emma S. Malinoski all of Jamestown, N.Y.; Anna E. and Thomas Stephens of New York City, Christopher M. and Kristine Snyder of Oslo, Norway and Matthew B. Snyder of Philadelphia, Pa.; great-grandchildren include Parker D. Umberger, Filippa L. Snyder and Hedvig M. Snyder.
Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, at Baird Funeral Home, Troy, with the Rev. Dave Leckrone officiating. Friends may call at the funeral home Saturday from Noon until time of service. Interment will take place in Riverside Cemetery, Troy. In lieu of flowers, family requests contributions may be made to the First United Methodist Church, First Place Debit Fund, 110 West Franklin St., Troy, OH 45373. Friends may express condolences to the family through www.bairdfuneralhome.com.
Published in Piqua Daily Call on Nov. 15, 2013
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