She was born May 18, 1954, in Chicago, Illinois, to Edward and Marie Lane. In 1973, she graduated from St. Elmo High School and married the love of her life, Mark Rogers, at Kaskaskia Church in Illinois. Mark preceded her in death in 2003.
Karen will be lovingly remembered by her children: Julie and Chad Wright, Jeffrey Rogers, Laura and Ken Martin; 10 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and many loving extended family members.
A memorial service will be held Saturday, June 1, 2019, at 10 a.m. at Kaskaskia Church, 201 N. George St., Beecher City, IL, with Pastor Nick Robertson officiating. Interment will be held at Kaskaskia Cemetery. Condolences may be sent online at www.justcremationservice.com/obituaries/karen-ann-rodgers/.