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Mary Rodgers

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[June 03, 2008]  Mary K. Rodgers, 92, formerly of Lincoln, died Saturday, May 31, 2008, at 8:10 a.m. at Bloomington Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center in Bloomington.

Her funeral will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Lincoln, with the Rev. Daniel Tuhy officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service.

Burial will be on Thursday in New Union Cemetery.

Mrs. Rodgers was a homemaker and registered nurse. She had worked at Lincoln Developmental Center.

She was born Oct. 31, 1915, in Lincoln, to Leon and Katheryn Walker Douglas. She married Raoul "Spike" H. Rodgers on June 23, 1937, in Jacksonville, Mo. He preceded her in death March 9, 1978.

She is survived by two sons, George (and Doreen) Rodgers of Bloomington and Mathias Rodgers of Bloomington; one daughter, Darlene (and Paul) Williams of Port Byron; one sister-in-law, Betty Douglas of Poplar Bluff, Mo.; six grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

She was also preceded in death by two daughters and one brother, Eldred Douglas.

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She was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church of Lincoln.

Memorials may be made to the Arthritis Foundation, American Heart Association or Muscular Dystrophy Association.

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