Jacqueline J. Rogier, 79, of Greenville died Friday, May 29, 2015 at Faith Countryside Homes/Faith Care Center in Highland.
A graveside service with be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, June 13 at Gullick Cemetery in Highland, with Rev. Larry Wise, pastor of Highland Community Church, officiating. A celebration of life will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 13 at Highland Community Church. A reception will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. on Saturday, June 13 at Highland Community Church in Highland. Arrangements are being handled by Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home in Highland.
She was born on June 25, 1935 in East St. Louis to Herbert W. and Edna E. (Holmes) Nunes. On June 10, 1961, she married Don L. Rogier. He survives in Greenville.
Mrs. Rogier grew up and graduated from Eastside High School in 1952. She attended Anderson College in Anderson, Ind. She had worked at Bank of America and Emerson Electric prior to her marriage. She supported her husband and family as he completed his education and taught at various universities, including University of Missouri-Rolla, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, University of South Florida, and Tampa, Fla.
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Dr. and Mrs. Rogier lived in Greenville for more than 30 years, where they operated a large farm and where Dr. Rogier was in real estate development. They moved to Highland in the early 2000s and moved back to Greenville in 2012.
Mrs. Rogier enjoyed reading, movies, and after moving to Highland, the coffee gatherings at Hardee’s.
She was a member of Highland Community Church. She was also a member of the Literary Club in Greenville, the Illinois Women’s Group in Highland, and Highland Community Church.
Other survivors include daughters, Candace S. Piquett of San Antonio, Texas, and Crystal R. (Erik) Meade of Nashville, Ill.; a son, Charles H. (Dawn) Rogier of Greenville; grandchildren, Stephanie Piquett of San Antonio, Texas, Lezlie (Eirik) Hanson of Fort Worth, Texas, Cheyenne Rogier of Greenville, Delaney Rogier of Greenville, Hannah Meade (twin) of Nashville, Ill., and Avery Meade (twin) of Nashville, Ill.; great-grandchildren, Robert Kemmerer IV of Fort Worth, Texas, and Etten Hanson of For Worth, Texas; and a brother, Herbert W. (Lorna) Nunes of Glen Carbon.
She was preceded in death by her parents; a grandchild, Stevie Moore, who died in infancy; and a great-grandchild, Jacob Kemmerer, who died at age 2.
Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association.