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Plains Edition Obituaries for 7-3-10

Violet Edith (Rogers) Masterson, 97, of Storm Lake, Iowa, died June 16, 2010.

She was born March 16, 1913, to Clinton and Edith Rogers in a sod house on her parents homestead in Logan County, Neb. She spent her early years on her parent’s farm and graduated from high school in Stapleton, Neb.

On Nov. 8, 1934, she was united in marriage to Lloyd Masterson. The wedding was held in her parent’s home near Stapleton. They farmed near Stapleton until 1941. That year they lost their crops to a hail storm. They gave up farming and moved to Sioux City, Iowa. From there they moved to Tacoma, Wash., and finally back to Iowa in 1947.

They moved to Laurens, Iowa, in 1958. She was a member of the United Methodist Church. Lloyd died in 1981 and shortly after that Vshe sold her home in Laurens and moved to Phoenix, Ariz. In 1996, she returned to Iowa and purchased a home in Storm Lake.

Survivors include her children, Jack (Marlys) Masterson of Las Cruces, N.M., Vernon (Verna) Masterson of Greeley, Colo., Linda (Craig) Blanchard of Antigo, Wisc., and Janice (Jim) Kaufman of Eagle Grove, Iowa; her brother, Leroy (Ruby) Rogers of Lincoln, Neb.; 11 grandchildren, 14 great-grand children, and two great-great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Lloyd; two infant sons, Gerald and Loren; her parents, Clinton and Edith Rogers, and two brothers, Clifford and Leslie Rogers.

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Violet Edith (Rogers) Masterson, 97, of Storm Lake, Iowa, died June 16, 2010.

She was born March 16, 1913, to Clinton and Edith Rogers in a sod house on her parents homestead in Logan County, Neb. She spent her early years on her parent’s farm and graduated from high school in Stapleton, Neb.

On Nov. 8, 1934, she was united in marriage to Lloyd Masterson. The wedding was held in her parent’s home near Stapleton. They farmed near Stapleton until 1941. That year they lost their crops to a hail storm. They gave up farming and moved to Sioux City, Iowa. From there they moved to Tacoma, Wash., and finally back to Iowa in 1947.

They moved to Laurens, Iowa, in 1958. She was a member of the United Methodist Church. Lloyd died in 1981 and shortly after that Vshe sold her home in Laurens and moved to Phoenix, Ariz. In 1996, she returned to Iowa and purchased a home in Storm Lake.

Survivors include her children, Jack (Marlys) Masterson of Las Cruces, N.M., Vernon (Verna) Masterson of Greeley, Colo., Linda (Craig) Blanchard of Antigo, Wisc., and Janice (Jim) Kaufman of Eagle Grove, Iowa; her brother, Leroy (Ruby) Rogers of Lincoln, Neb.; 11 grandchildren, 14 great-grand children, and two great-great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Lloyd; two infant sons, Gerald and Loren; her parents, Clinton and Edith Rogers, and two brothers, Clifford and Leslie Rogers.

Violet Edith (Rogers) Masterson, 97, of Storm Lake, Iowa, died June 16, 2010.

She was born March 16, 1913, to Clinton and Edith Rogers in a sod house on her parents homestead in Logan County, Neb. She spent her early years on her parent’s farm and graduated from high school in Stapleton, Neb.

On Nov. 8, 1934, she was united in marriage to Lloyd Masterson. The wedding was held in her parent’s home near Stapleton. They farmed near Stapleton until 1941. That year they lost their crops to a hail storm. They gave up farming and moved to Sioux City, Iowa. From there they moved to Tacoma, Wash., and finally back to Iowa in 1947.

They moved to Laurens, Iowa, in 1958. She was a member of the United Methodist Church. Lloyd died in 1981 and shortly after that Vshe sold her home in Laurens and moved to Phoenix, Ariz. In 1996, she returned to Iowa and purchased a home in Storm Lake.

Survivors include her children, Jack (Marlys) Masterson of Las Cruces, N.M., Vernon (Verna) Masterson of Greeley, Colo., Linda (Craig) Blanchard of Antigo, Wisc., and Janice (Jim) Kaufman of Eagle Grove, Iowa; her brother, Leroy (Ruby) Rogers of Lincoln, Neb.; 11 grandchildren, 14 great-grand children, and two great-great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Lloyd; two infant sons, Gerald and Loren; her parents, Clinton and Edith Rogers, and two brothers, Clifford and Leslie Rogers.

Violet Edith (Rogers) Masterson, 97, of Storm Lake, Iowa, died June 16, 2010.

She was born March 16, 1913, to Clinton and Edith Rogers in a sod house on her parents homestead in Logan County, Neb. She spent her early years on her parent’s farm and graduated from high school in Stapleton, Neb.

On Nov. 8, 1934, she was united in marriage to Lloyd Masterson. The wedding was held in her parent’s home near Stapleton. They farmed near Stapleton until 1941. That year they lost their crops to a hail storm. They gave up farming and moved to Sioux City, Iowa. From there they moved to Tacoma, Wash., and finally back to Iowa in 1947.

They moved to Laurens, Iowa, in 1958. She was a member of the United Methodist Church. Lloyd died in 1981 and shortly after that Vshe sold her home in Laurens and moved to Phoenix, Ariz. In 1996, she returned to Iowa and purchased a home in Storm Lake.

Survivors include her children, Jack (Marlys) Masterson of Las Cruces, N.M., Vernon (Verna) Masterson of Greeley, Colo., Linda (Craig) Blanchard of Antigo, Wisc., and Janice (Jim) Kaufman of Eagle Grove, Iowa; her brother, Leroy (Ruby) Rogers of Lincoln, Neb.; 11 grandchildren, 14 great-grand children, and two great-great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Lloyd; two infant sons, Gerald and Loren; her parents, Clinton and Edith Rogers, and two brothers, Clifford and Leslie Rogers.

Violet Edith (Rogers) Masterson, 97, of Storm Lake, Iowa, died June 16, 2010.

She was born March 16, 1913, to Clinton and Edith Rogers in a sod house on her parents homestead in Logan County, Neb. She spent her early years on her parent’s farm and graduated from high school in Stapleton, Neb.

On Nov. 8, 1934, she was united in marriage to Lloyd Masterson. The wedding was held in her parent’s home near Stapleton. They farmed near Stapleton until 1941. That year they lost their crops to a hail storm. They gave up farming and moved to Sioux City, Iowa. From there they moved to Tacoma, Wash., and finally back to Iowa in 1947.

They moved to Laurens, Iowa, in 1958. She was a member of the United Methodist Church. Lloyd died in 1981 and shortly after that Vshe sold her home in Laurens and moved to Phoenix, Ariz. In 1996, she returned to Iowa and purchased a home in Storm Lake.

Survivors include her children, Jack (Marlys) Masterson of Las Cruces, N.M., Vernon (Verna) Masterson of Greeley, Colo., Linda (Craig) Blanchard of Antigo, Wisc., and Janice (Jim) Kaufman of Eagle Grove, Iowa; her brother, Leroy (Ruby) Rogers of Lincoln, Neb.; 11 grandchildren, 14 great-grand children, and two great-great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Lloyd; two infant sons, Gerald and Loren; her parents, Clinton and Edith Rogers, and two brothers, Clifford and Leslie Rogers.