Sandra Catherine (Sutherland) Rogers

Sandra Catherine (Sutherland) Rogers, age 74, of Hancock, Wisconsin went to be with the Lord Tuesday, July 14, 2020, after a battle with cancer.

Memorial services will be 11:00 a.m. on Friday, July 24, 2020, at the Big Flats Community Church in Big Flats, Wisconsin.   Pastor Milt Duntley will officiate. Visitation will be 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 23, 2020, and again from 9:00 a.m. until the time of service on Friday at the church. Interment will be at the Colburn-Leola Cemetery at a later date.

Sandra was born on September 22, 1945, in Whitewater, Wisconsin. The daughter of Floyd and Margaret (Blumer) Sutherland.  She went to Milton Union High School, Milton, WI. She married Richard A. Rogers on August 11, 1962, in Milton, Wisconsin.  This marriage was blessed with three children, Rick, Kristine & Brenda.

They lived in Janesville, WI until May 1977 when the family moved to Hancock, WI.  While in Janesville she worked numerous jobs but one of her favorites was Bankers Life and Casualty where she worked for 10 years before moving north.

She worked selling real estate for a couple of years at Lake Arrowhead and then 10 years for Century 21. In 1991 she went to work at the fertilizer plant at Allied Co-op in Adams, WI.  She truly enjoyed her 21 years there at which time she retired.

Sandra was the town clerk for the Town of Colburn for 22 ½ years.  She was also a Sunday School teacher for numerous years.

She enjoyed doing crafts and spending time with her family and friends.

Sandra was preceded in death by her parents Floyd & Margaret Sutherland, son Rick, daughter Kristine, brothers Stanley, Dale & Kent, two nephews Thor & Samuel Sutherland, niece Jodi Sutherland, father and mother-in-law Elmer & Gladys Rogers, and brothers-in-law Eugene & Robert Rogers.

She is survived by her husband Richard, daughter Brenda (Jeff) Desotell, grandchildren Adrian (Jenna), Sean (Cristin) & Nicholas (Sharla) Rogers, Tashana (Chris) Lombardo, Shana Pantaleo, MaKayla & Alex Desotell, 10 great-grandchildren, brother Gary (Margaret) Sutherland, and sisters Amoret (Jim) Larsen & Kay (Bob) Ostram.

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  1. Deanna says:

    So sorry for your loss,she was a wonderful lady.

  2. Don and Karene Stewar says:

    Sorry Dick and Brenda and family for your loss. She was a very nice Lady and will be missed by all

  3. Linda(chaffee) Doug Donley says:

    Our condolences to the family, she was a awesome person and friend. Going to miss her. Doug worked with her for years at Allied.

  4. Marshall and Sue Bjorge says:

    Our condolences to you Brenda and family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

  5. Janice Kittle says:

    It’s hard to understand why such a special, kind and loving lady would be taken from us all so early. I feel blessed that Sandy was part of my life and the lives of my children and grandchildren. A truly wonderful lady who will be missed by so many.

  6. Bev J Ward says:

    My Sympathy to Sandy’s family. I worked closely with Sandy in her position as Town Clerk and I was County Clerk. She was always friendly and a joy to work with. I enjoyed our conversations which were many, in the grocery store, in restaurants and wherever we seen each other. RIP Sandy..

  7. Patricia Gervais (Roy's Mom) and Family says:

    Dick, Brenda and All of Sandy’s family. So, so sorry for your loss……Sandy was such a sweet person and a delight to visit with, whenever I would stop into the fertilizer plant. Know God walks with you, especially during this very difficult time. May God Bless and comfort your family. Our prayers to you all…………….hugs

  8. Brenda Hale says:

    Sandy will truely bemused at Big Flats Church, All Friends Loved her. Rod and Brenda Hale and all of Big Flats Community Church

  9. Beverly Downey says:

    We loved Sandy. She was always such a joy to be around. We went thru a lot of things together at the Lighthouse Church & missed seeing her very often in the last few yrs. Know she is with out Father & that we will see her again someday. The Downeys: Pastor Sam & Beverly

  10. Bud and Carol Ann Alford says:

    So sorry for the loss of the Rock of the Rogers family. I worked with Sandy for years at the Coop,and never did I see her get rattled over anything. Sandy always had a big smile for everyone whether it was a coworker or a customer. Sandy will be missed by all who knew her and loved her. God bless you Sandy and may you fest in peace.

  11. Patricia M Schiefer says:

    So sorry for Sandy passing away. I loved seeing you at the restaurant. Dick. I will truly miss her. You take it easy ., Cancer takes so m any good people. Always friends. Patty Schiefer.Robert.David Christopher and families. Always remember all the time you had together it means so much. Ll u

  12. Deb Timmons says:

    Dick so sorry for your loss. Sandy was a beautiful lady inside and out. Ill miss her smile when we meet in the restaurant. Hugs to you. My deepest sympathies to you and the family always.

  13. Ken and Karen Holland says:

    Dick and Brenda,We are so sad for the loss of our dear freind Sandy.Sandy has been my freind since High School. We were in school togather.Just remeber, Sandy is not gone,She is just away,You will be with her again someday. Hugs to you all. Gods blessings.

  14. Randy Doering says:

    She was my friend and sister in Christ. Thank you God for letting our paths cross in this Life. Very Very Nice Lady!

  15. Terri Horacek says:

    I am so bless to be able to say she was my friend. We spent many years together on the town board. I’m going to really miss her. She was so kind ❤️ I am thankful I stopped to see he a couple weeks ago.

  16. Dean and Donna Kirsenlohr says:

    Brenda and family, sorry to hear of your mother’s passing. She was a wonderful person. Prayers.

  17. Carolyn Colburn Taylor says:

    Will remember my sweet memories of her from back in the 90s in Adams… went to church with her and true friend…love and prayers are for her family.

  18. Sandy Swaney says:

    I will miss her sunny smile & upbeat attitude. We were fellow Sunday school teachers in the 90’s. She was a joy to be around & will be missed by everyone. Sending my sympathies to her family & friends. Sandy Swaney <

  19. BillLanke says:

    Dick. So sorry to here of Sandy’s passing.

  20. Gordon Marie Whitemarsh says:

    We are very sorry to hear of the passing of Sandy, she sure was a super lady, made AF a better place, she will be missed. Prayers go out to her family.

  21. Dawna graske says:

    Sorry for your loss , prayers going out to the family.

  22. Crystal Hiller says:

    Nick, Sharla & family,
    I’m very sorry for your loss. I enjoyed talking with Sandy when I was at the veterans office. She was always so pleasant to deal with. You’ll be in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.

  23. Marie Jeske says:

    Sending our sympathy to Sandy’s family. She was a very nice person. We worshipped with her way back at the Southern Baptist Church in the 80s. She took seriously her Sunday School teaching. In comfort, Rick & Marie Jeske.

  24. Kathryn L NEWSOM says:

    To Brenda and Family, my sympathies goes out to you and your entire family, your mom was beautiful and words can’t express how much she will be missed by all who knew her.

  25. Jodi Helgeson says:

    I enjoyed working with Sandy as Town Clerk. What a great public servant. My sympathy to you all.

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