Edna Marie Rogers, 87, of Plano, passed away at Willowcrest Nursing Pavilion in Sandwich on September 12, 2017. She was born on August 23, 1930 in Chicago Heights, at the home of her grandparents, to Clarence and Pearl (Lossman) Konow.
She attended Plano schools and was valedictorian of the Class of 1948. She married William A. Rogers, October 7, 1950. While her children were growing up, she was a Girl Scout leader and Co-president of the Band Boosters. Edna was an active and lifelong member of the First Baptist Church of Plano, serving as church treasurer and on the Board of Trustees for 40 years.
From 1972 to 2002, Edna was a teller than later, President/Treasurer of the Plano Savings Credit Union, which is now the Illinois Community Credit Union. She helped the credit union grow from its first location in a small room in the law offices of Peter Krentz, both in the Hugh Street and Main Street locations, to a fully dedicated building in the present location on Main Street.
She is survived by two daughters, Paula (Richard) Bender of Plano, Roxana (David) Pekoc of Millington, one son, William “Skip” (Kimberly) Rogers of Plano; six grandchildren, David Pekoc Jr. of Three Lakes, WI, Heather Lee of Sandwich, Spring (Kieron) Barret of Elgin, Wendi (Matt) Adams of Wausau, WI, Dusty (Aaron) Brown of Sandwich, and Autumn (Craig) Stark of Sheridan, and eleven great-grandchildren; one brother, Richard (Kay) Konow of Plano; and several nieces and nephews.
Edna Was preceded in death by her parents and one great-grandchild.
Funeral Services will be held ta the First Baptist Church, 116 N. Hale St., Plano, on Saturday, September 16, 2017 at 10:00 AM with Rev. Terry Jensen and Rev. Richard Kenneavy officiating. Interment will follow in the Little Rock Township Cemetery in Plano.
Visitation will be from 4:00 PM until 8:00 PM on Friday, September 15, 2017 at the Nelson Funeral Home in Plano, 1010 W. South Street, Plano, IL.
In lieu of flowers, memorials in loving memory of Edna may be directed to the First Baptist Church, P.O. Box 187, Plano, IL.
Arrangements by Nelson Funeral Homes & Crematory, (630)552-7211 or www.NelsonFuneralHomes.com.