Victoria – Margaret Elaine Rogers, 66, went to be with the Lord, Friday, February 9, 2018. She was born September 3, 1951 in Shiner to Ben C. and Marian Bolech.
Margaret grew up in Victoria and attended Nazareth Academy, where she graduated Valedictorian. She attended Victoria College and later graduated from The University of Texas at Austin. Margaret worked as a Medical Technologist before earning her teaching degree. Margaret taught for 15 years, many of which were spent teaching religion, science, and math at her beloved Nazareth Academy. She especially enjoyed preparing her second graders to receive their First Confession and First Holy Communion. A strong, loving, and supportive mother, Margaret raised her daughter surrounded by family in Victoria. In her free time, Margaret loved to play with and take care of her grandson and spend time with her family and her cat. She enjoyed being outside doing yard work and gardening. She was particularly fond of reading mystery novels and watching Hallmark mystery movies. Margaret was actively involved with the Our Lady of Lourdes Get Well Ministry and found great enjoyment in spreading words of peace and love to those who most needed them.
Margaret is survived by her daughter, Jessica Gray and husband, Brian; grandson, William; father, Ben Bolech; sister, Patty Boldt and husband, Raymond; brother, Ben Bolech, Jr.; nephew, Jason Boldt and wife, Shayla; great-nieces, Avery and Zoe; niece, Elizabeth Floyd and husband, Aaron; great-niece, Reese and great-nephew, Ryan; her beloved cat and constant companion, Jerry; and granddog, Remy.
Margaret was preceded in death by her mother, Marian Bolech and her friend, DeDe Koenig, as well as by other beloved friends and pets.
A rosary will be recited at 1:00 pm with a funeral mass at 1:30, Thursday, February 15, 2018 at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church with Father Albert Yankey officiating. Burial will follow at Memorial Park Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in Margaret’s memory to Nazareth Academy.
Condolences and memories can be shared at www.gracefuneralhome.net. Services are under the direction and personal care of Grace Funeral Home.