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Deseret Morning News, 03/24/06
Elna Mae Rogers Myers, a longtime resident of Bountiful, Utah, passed away peacefully at
the home of her daughter Donna Budge in Rexburg, Idaho. She now is in the arms of her
husband Kenneth who preceded her in death 41 years ago. "Mae" was born May 7,
1927 in Cokeville, Wyoming to Alfred and Lucile Rogers. She grew up in Paris, Idaho where
she graduated from Fielding High School. Kenneth and Mae were married May 10th, 1946 in
Conda, Idaho. Their marriage was later solemnized in the Salt Lake Temple.
Mae was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and served in many
capacities in her ward. Mae was known for her beautiful yard and flowers. She spent
several years before the loss of her sight as a beautician in her home. She valued and
appreciated her friends and the service given to her throughout her years alone.
Survivors include a son, Steven (Gleda) Myers, of San Diego; daughters; Tamera (Neil)
Vargason, Thayne, Wyoming; Donna (Alain) Budge, Rexburg, Idaho. Brothers, Bill (Judy)
Rogers, Ogden; Tom (Linda) Rogers, Ogden; sisters, Ina (LaThair) Peterson, Ovid, Idaho;
JoAnn (Jim) Stephens, Ogden; Mary (Merrill) Piggott, Bountiful. She was preceded in death
by her husband, parents and brothers Rex and Harold Rogers. Mae dearly loved her 16
grandchildren and 25 great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held Saturday, March
25, 2006 at 11:00 a.m. at the Val Verda Fifth Ward Chapel, 2633 South 50 West, Bountiful,
Utah. Friends may call from 9:45-10:45 a.m. at the church prior to the time of services.
Interment-Paris City Cemetery, Paris, Idaho. Funeral Directors-Russon Brothers Bountiful
Mortuary. Online guest book at www.russonmortuary.com
Published in the Deseret News on 3/24/2006.