Dec 7, 1923 - Feb 22, 2017
E. Maxine Rogers, 94, formally of Dubois, died in Portland, OR on Wednesday, February 8, 2017. A funeral service will be held at Davis Funeral Home in Riverton, Wyoming on March 2nd at 10am. Following the service, Maxine will be laid to rest in Mt. View Cemetery in Riverton, Wyoming.
Ellen Maxine Brown was born on December 7, 1923 in Wilmington, CA to Lawrence Elroy and Ellen Emily (Markley) Brown. She graduated from Grants Pass, OR high school.
E. Maxine Rogers, came to Dubois, Wyoming from Oregon with two small children in 1947. Maxine married John Hawk in 1949, and John died in 1963. She then married Frank Goss in 1964, and he died in 1967. Lastly, Maxine married Lloyd Rogers Sr. in 1973, and he died in 2011.
While living in Dubois, Maxine gave piano lessons and kept books for John’s sawmill “Dubois Timber Co.” after John passed Maxine went to Denver, Colorado to secretarial school and worked for Shoshone National Forest and the Dubois National Bank. She later kept books for Lloyd Rogers in Elk Mt. Saratoga and Lake Havasu, AZ.
Maxine’s joys in life were her family, caring for others, reading, rock hunting and camping.
Maxine is preceded in death by her son Darrell Ray Spinas; parents, Lawrence & Ellen Brown, 2 sisters LeNora Richards and Bertha Brown; brothers, Lee and Carrol Brown.
She is survived by her brothers, Edwin (Betty) and Earl (Loraine) Brown; daughter, Annabelle (Bob) Hawk Christensen; grandchildren, Bryan (Casey) Christensen, Aaron Christensen; great grandchildren, Alex, Jacob, Trinity and Liam.
On-line condolences may be made to the family at www.TheDavisFuneralHome.com.
Services under the direction of Davis Funeral Home.