Donna Mae Rogan (1931-2019)
Posted By: Ken Wright (email)
Date: 12/10/2019 at 21:00:53
Donna Mae Rogan 88, of Stonehill Care Center, passed away Sunday, December 8, 2019.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Thursday at the Egelhof, Siegert & Casper Funeral Home and Crematory, 2659 JK Rd. Burial will be in Dubuque Memorial Gardens. Friends may call from 9:00 a.m. until time of services Thursday at the funeral home.
Donna was born on July 19, 1931 in Clermont, Iowa, the daughter of Earl and Lovila (Olson) Opperman. She graduated from Dubuque Senior high school in 1941 and from the Finley Hospital School of Nursing in 1952. On November 8, 1958, Donna married Franklin “Jim” Rogan at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. He preceded her in death 1989.
Donna was a registered nurse who worked at the Finley Hospital and retired from Sunnycrest Manor in 1993. She also taught nursing at the Finley Hospital School of Nursing and NICC. She loved shopping and fishing and was very active in both the Senior High School and Finley Hospital alumni.
Donna is survived by her children, Michael (Lori) Rogan, Paula Rogan and Wally Rogan all of Dubuque, Jody Gorman of Charlotte, NC and Jill (Russell) Huseman of Bellevue, IA; 9 grandchildren, Alex (Alyx) Rogan, Kacie (Jared) Schmit, Chris (Mandy) Rogan, Samantha (Tyler) Schumacher, Ali Rogan, T.J. and Tayler Gorman, Lucas (Amanda) Huseman and Valorie Huseman; 7 great grandchildren, Gage, Nash, Cohen, Daniel, Kierce, Audrina and Weston; “Donna loved her children and grandchildren very much”. Also surviving are 2 sisters-in-law, Dot Opperman of Rockford, IL and Grace Simpson of Dubuque, IA
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband Jim and her brother, Charles Opperman.
A Donna Mae Rogan memorial has been established.
The Rogan family would like to thank the staffs at Stonehill Care center and Hospice of Dubuque for their loving care and support.
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