Martha A. Rogers

Martha Ann Rogers, age 76 of Collinsville, Illinois, born August 12, 1941 in Tilden, IL, passed away on Wednesday, May 30, 2018 at Anderson Hospital in Maryville, IL.

She was a retired owner and operator for Rogers Vacuum Shop in Belleville, IL, and before that had worked for Bassler Electric in Highland for over ten years. She was a dedicated caretaker, and family was the most important to her.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Leonard and Margaret Velma (nee Torrens) Little; a daughter Rhonda Kay Monroe; a son, Richard Neuwrith; five sisters—Ninabelle Hindman, Velva (Leo) Birkenmeier, Roberta (Jim) Harris, Leota (Carl) Styles, Margaret Lloyd; and six brothers—David, Leonard, and Gerald Little, Bill (Ruth) Little, Marvin Little, and Rodney (Brenda) Little.

She is survived by her husband, Jeff Rogers, whom she married August 1, 1979; two sons, Daniel (Vicky) Neuwrith of Freeburg, IL, and Randy Neuwrith of Caseyville, IL; and a daughter, Pamela Sue (Mark Milster) Neuwrith of O’Fallon, IL; seven grandchildren—Kelly Boyle, Kasey (Louis Watson) Monroe, Richie Monroe, Danny and Gwyn Neuwrith, and James and Jamie Rice; four great grandchildren—Brendon, Gabby, Emma, and Lucas; one brother, Merle Little; sisters-in-law, Rosalie, Eileen, and Yvonne Little; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Memorial visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. on Monday, June 4, 2018 at Barry Wilson Funeral Home in Maryville, IL.

Graveside burial will be at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, June 5, 2018 at St. John’s Cemetery in Collinsville, IL.

Memorial donations may be made to the Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation for spinal cord injuries or the American Cancer Society and may be made at the funeral home.

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