Edna Rogerson, age 75, of Terry, passed away at home on Monday April 30.
Edna was born on October 30, 1936 at home in Watkins, MT the daughter of Henry and Lydia (Knopp) Moos. She was raised on her parents homestead and moved to Terry in 1948.
Edna married Eugene Rogerson on September 12, 1958. Together they operated Rogerson's Hobby Shop, first specializing in ceramics and then Montana agates. Through many years in working with agates she became recognized as an artist and an agate expert. They also operated a campground. Through these businesses Edna met many lifelong friends.
Edna loved music and played in a band when she was a teenager. She was an amazing piano player and enjoyed sharing her music with seniors at the hospital. She also enjoyed her coffee dates with friends and doing crossword puzzles. She loved being on the river, fishing and agate hunting which she turned into beautiful works of art. She compassionately cared for many stray animals.
Edna was a member of the Community Presbyterian Church, the American Legion Auxiliary for more than 55 years, a member of the clinic board of directors and former member of the Chamber of Commerce.
She is survived by her brothers Edwin Moos, Albert Moos and sister Ella Fredrickson, sons Patt Emerson, Mallory Emerson, Ron Rogerson, Kelly Rogerson and daughter Genna (Rogerson) Nashem as well as several grandchildren and children. She was proceeded in death by brothers Emil Moos, Herb Moos, and sisters Lillian Rath, and Clara London.
Visitation was held on Sunday, May 6, 2012 at Stevenson & Sons Funeral Home in Terry. Funeral services were held on Monday, May 7, 2012 at the Community Presbyterian Church in Terry. Interment followed in the family lot of the Prairie County Cemetery. Stevenson & Sons Funeral Home of Terry is in charge of the arrangements. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting: www.stevensonandsons.com.
Should friends desire, memorials may be made to Prairie Community Hospital and Clinic.
Published May 9, 2012