Evelyn M. "Evie" Rogan, 94, of Kenosha passed away peacefully Monday, January 18, 2016, at Home Inspired Assisted Living in Somers.
She was born January 1, 1922, in Kenosha, the daughter of the late Henry and Margaret (Fortune) Richards. She was a lifelong resident of Kenosha and attended St. James Catholic Grade School and was a graduate of Kenosha High School.
On Augugust 14, 1943, at St. James Catholic Church, she was united in marriage to Elmer J. "Red" Rogan. He preceded her in death on January 1, 1994.
Evie was formerly employed by National Tea Co., Reeds Drug Store, Coca-Cola Company and Kenosha Hospital until retiring in 1984.
She was a member of St. James Catholic Church and St. James Women's Alter Society. Evie enjoyed knitting Afghans and gardening.
Surviving are her two daughters, Kathleen (Ronald) Barr of Glendora, Calif., Gail (David) Hart of Kenosha; one brother, Paul (Pat) Richards of Kenosha; four grandchildren, Kimberly (Rick) Hansen, Kelly (Paul) Anderson, Kyle (Carolynn) Hart, Ryan (Dana) Hart and seven great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by one brother, Henry "Hank" Richards, and a sister, Helen M. Engstrom.
Evie's family would like to extend their heartfelt thanks to Kevin & Victoria Metz and all the amazing staff at Home Inspired Senior Living for their excellent and compassionate care given to our mother.
A visitation was be held on Monday, January 25, from 5 p.m. until 6 p.m. at Proko Funeral Home. On Tuesday, January 26, relatives and friends are asked to meet at St. James Catholic Church, 5804 Sheridan Road, for a Mass of Christian Burial. Interment will follow at St. James Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorials to Home Inspired Senior Living in Evelyn's name would be appreciated.