Betty Jo Rogers

March 6th, 1935January 6th, 2020

Betty Jo Rogers peacefully went to live with the Lord and loved ones on January 6, 2020, she was 84. Originally from Grapevine, Arkansas, she lived in the Boulder area for over 50 years.

Betty's joy in life was her family. At 16 Betty worked as a nurses aid in Pine Bluff, Arkansas where she met and married Hugh R. Rogers. They were married 52 years and had four children before his passing in 2003. They relocated to Boulder, Colorado in 1967. Betty took pride in caring for her family and maintaining a spotless home.

Betty and Hugh together built Rogers Painting & Contracting Company and Rogers Paint Store in Pine Bluff, Arkansas. Her favorite and most enjoyable career experience was selling cars. Betty sold at several dealerships in Boulder, Longmont and Denver during the 80's and 90's. Betty thrived in this competitive environment and achieved salesperson of the month many times over.

Betty loved music and would go dancing every chance she got. After her retirement she organized senior dances in Lafayette and Louisville. Her other passion was photography.

Betty believed in giving back to the community and served as a President in the VFW Auxiliary post 1771, during her tenure she was a key player in collecting donations for the National WWII Memorial Campaign.

Betty is survived by three children Fred Rogers (Johna) of Longmont, Co, Kathy Niendorff of Lafayette, Co, Janet Sherba of Thornton, Co, grandchildren, Austin Sherba and Cody Porter, and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband Hugh Rogers, her son Larry Rogers, son-in-law Randy Niendorff, her parents JD and Lora Lee, three sisters and two brothers.


Visitation Friday, January 17th from 6pm to 8pm, Darrell Howe Mortuary Chapel 

Funeral Service Saturday, January 18th at 10am, Darrell Howe Mortuary Chapel

Burial to follow at Lafayette Cemetery, Lafayette CO


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