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Mary Agnes (LeClere) Rogier, 95, passed away April 7, 2019 at Golden Living Center Lincoln Hills.
She was born on November 20, 1923 to the late Frank and Clara (Dauby) LeClere in Perry County. Also preceding her in death was her husband of 34 years, Robert F. Rogier; sisters, Jo Graves and Myrtle Guillaume; brothers, Clarence and Arthur LeClere.
After leaving Perry County at the age of 18, she supported the WWII effort by working for Republic Aviation Corporation, later becoming Whirlpool, which manufactured P-47 Thunderbolts in Evansville, Indiana. Mary returned to Perry County and worked for General Electric in Tell City. Mary and her family returned to the farm where she grew up to care for her parents and enjoyed life farming with her husband and family. Later in life, Mary worked for the St. Meinrad, Indiana Abbey Press. She was a member of St. Mark’s Catholic Church, a 4-H leader for 15 years, and volunteered at the Perry County Council of Agencies. Mary was always giving her time to help others in need and enjoyed playing euchre, quilting for her family and church, gardening and spending time with her family.
Surviving are her children; Rosemary (Ray) Chamberlain, Tennyson, Indiana, Stephen (Cathy) Rogier, Philpot, Kentucky, Vicki Rogier, Tell City and Robbi (John) Lechner, Velpin, Indiana; brother, Earl LeClere and his wife Gloria, Tell City; grandchildren, Eric Rogier, Stephanie Caton, Jessica Sprinkle, Vanessa Sprinkle-Newton, Jason Sprinkle, Issac Lechner, Mary Lechner and six great grandchildren, Tori Sprinkle, Parker and Theo Newton and Larry, Mary Kate and James Rogier.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11:00 AM CDT Saturday, April 13, 2019 at St. Mark’s Catholic Church with burial in the church cemetery. Rev. Dennis Duvelius will officiate. Visitation will be from 8:00 AM until 11:00 AM at the church. Huber Funeral Home, Tell City Chapel is handling the arrangements.
In lieu of flowers and gifts, memorial contributions may be made to St. Mark’s Catholic Church, St. Paul’s Catholic Church, Heart to Heart Hospice or your favorite charity.