A Memorial Service for Kathy Rogers will be held on Tuesday, December 13, 2022, at 11:00
a.m. at the First United Methodist Church in Holdrege, Nebraska with Reverend Dr. Mark Crist,
Kathryn Mae “Kathy” Rogers, 52, of Holdrege, Nebraska, died on Monday, December
5, 2022, at the Mother Hull Nursing Home in Kearney, Nebraska. Kathy was born on
August 24, 1970, in Holdrege to Keith and Delta Mae (Deselms) Johnson. Kathy was
raised in Holdrege and received her education from Holdrege Public Schools, graduating
with the class of 1989.
On September 11, 1993, Kathy was united in marriage to William L. “Bill” Rogers in
Holdrege. The couple made their home in Holdrege, where Kathy worked various places.
She was most recently employed at Sun Mart Foods in the deli and bakery.
She enjoyed reading and writing poems, learning Native American history, and
collecting stuffed animals, especially Gremlins and angels. She loved Christmas, and
She was preceded in death by her father, Keith Johnson; daughter, Barbara Mae
Rogers; father-in-law and mother-in-law, LeRoy W. and Barbara (Kimberly) Rogers;
brother-in-law, David C. Rogers; aunt, Kathy Bryan; and uncle, Dwight Edwards.
Kathy leaves to celebrate her life; her husband, Bill Rogers of Holdrege; her mother, Delta Mae
Johnson of Holdrege; brother, Charlie Johnson of Holdrege; one step-son, Justin Rogers and his
wife, Jess of Garden City, Kansas; one step-daughter, Jennifer Lieb Watts of Franklin, Nebraska;
seven step-grandchildren; four step-great-grandchildren; three sisters-in-law, Rosemary Thompson
and her husband, Rick of Solon Springs, Wisconsin; Debbie Wilson of Oxford, Nebraska and her
fiancé, Delvin Wright of Holdrege; and Connie Rogers of Hastings, Nebraska; aunt, Betty Edwards
of Holdrege; uncle, Steve Bryan of rural Holdrege; along with many extended family members, and
There will be no visitation or viewing. The family has honored her wish for cremation.
A memorial has been established in Kathy’s honor and kindly suggested to the family.
Expressions of caring and kindness can be sent to the family at
The Nelson-Bauer Funeral Home in Holdrege is in charge of the arrangements.
Lanny R. Ingram, age 79, of Kearney
Billy Farr, age 46 of Curtis
Nial James Liston, 81 years of age, of Oxford