Karen Baldry Rogers, 70, passed away Jan. 8, 2013, at her home in Klamath Falls.
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She was born May 28, 1942, in Eureka, Calif., to Art and Georgia Baldry.
Karen graduated from Eureka High School in 1960 and received a bachelor's degree in elementary education from Humboldt State University in 1964.
She married Joe Rogers in 1964 and lived in Arcata, Calif., before relocating to Oregon in 1966.
Karen was an elementary teacher, who taught two years in Arcata and 30 years in the Klamath County School District until she retired in 1996. When she was not teaching, she enjoyed traveling and camping with her family, making quilts, and reading. She was a longtime member of Klamath Campers and also an amateur radio operator.
She is survived by husband Joe Rogers; daughter and son-in-law Erin and Ken Banks of Klamath Falls; son and daughter-in-law Mark and Mandi Rogers of Bozeman, Mont.; sister Marsha Maharry of Bencia, Calif.; and two grandsons, Kevin and Cole.
A private family memorial will be at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting donations be made to CASA or Klamath Hospice.
Davenport's Chapel of the Good Shepherd, now at 2680 Memorial Drive, Klamath Falls, OR 97601, 541-883-3458, is in charge of arrangements.
Davenport's Chapel of the Good Shepherd
2680 Memorial Drive
Klamath Falls, OR 97601
Published in Herald And News on Jan. 12, 2013