Obituary of Eleanor Rogers

Eleanor Faye Rogers, age 88, resident of Mapleton, KS, died Tuesday, January 10, 2023, at Medicalodge of Fort Scott, KS.  She was born on February 1, 1934, in Blue Mound, KS, the daughter of Glenn and Reta Dizmang McGee.  She married Harold Rogers on May 18, 1952.  He preceded her in death on December 4, 2001.  Eleanor enjoyed growing flowers, especially roses.  She served many years working for the Bourbon County Democrats.  She was a 60-year member of Eastern Star.  She was a member of the Mapleton Methodist Church.


Survivors include a son Tim Rogers (Liza), Jacksonville, FL; 2 daughters Susan Smith, Belton, TX, and Karen Rogers, Ft. Scott; a sister-in-law Carolyn McGee, Blue Mound, KS; 7 grandchildren, Steven Rogers (Wendy), Elizabeth Richter (Matt), Sam Smith (Jennifer), Ted Smith (Allison), Lattica Foster (Dan), Robbie Hall, and Jerried Hall; 14 great grandchildren Madison Reynolds, Jaycek and Adalyn Rogers, Cooper Smith, Avery and Natalie Smith, Tanner and Hayden Foster, Madisyn, Tucker, Baylee, and Jonah Hall, and Bennett and Corbin Richter; and several nieces and nephews.  Besides her husband, she was preceded in death by a brother, Charles McGee, and her parents.


Rev. Connie Edgerton will conduct funeral services at 3:00 PM Sunday, January 15th, at the Mapleton Methodist Church.  Burial will follow in the Mapleton Cemetery.  The family will receive friends from 2:00 until 3:00 Sunday afternoon at the Church.  Memorials are suggested to either Mapleton Fire Department or Paws and Claws and may be left in care of the Cheney Witt Chapel, PO Box 347, 201 S. Main St., Fort Scott, KS 66701.  Words of remembrance may be submitted to the online guestbook at

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