She was born March 18 1932 in Forest Hill, Louisiana. The daughter of Kirby and Jesse Rogers. At the age of two her parents moved to a farm just north of Perry, Kansas. Where she grew up and graduated from Perry High School.
Then worked as a file clerk in Kansas City, Missouri for Kansas City fire and Marines Insurance Company. She then married David Brown and had two kids Geneva K. Jones and Eugene W. Brown. After divorcing David she also worked at Luce's clipping company and Riders Drive-In in Topeka. She was also married to staff sergeant Lowell J. Rusher they also divorced after 12 years of marriage. She then married Leland L. Boettcher Nov. 22,1972 of Topeka, Kansas. She also worked at Palmer News for several years until she retired. After retiring she did a lot of babysitting and volunteer work and was also a member of the Northland Christian Church. She was proceeded in death by her husband Leland Boettcher, parents Kirby and Jesse Rogers, her three brothers Jack Rogers, Herbert Rogers and KL Rogers, and three sisters Agnes Keller, LaRue Rogers and Shirley Williams.
Survivors include stepdaughter Christina Brandenburg of Topeka, her daughter and son Geneva Jones and Eugene Brown of Topeka, four grandchildren
Alvin & Rozita Smith of Phoenix, Arizona, Casey Brown of Tennessee, Dorothy Jones of Topeka, Sheila Brown of Oklahoma City, and one great grandchild Alana Smith.
Read Prayers and Memory's for “Vivian Merle Boettcher”
Grandma you and grandpa cared and made sacraficices for us kids even though you didn't have too. You was tuff, and didn't take any lip, but I charished being one of the few that got to seen your softer, caring, and loving side. I am always reminded of that raising your great-granddaughter. You got your wish, and went in peace on your own terms. Rest in peace grandma. Thank you for everything, you will be missed, and will be forever in my memories.
Alvin Charles texted me about your grandmother and l am so sorry to hear about your her passing.Just think of all the things she did for you.my prayers are coming your way.
R.I.P Vivian, I remember growing up my parents used to pick up Alvin up for the weekend. We had a great childhood having our half brother with us. Tell our your ex-son in law we said hi and love him & missed 💐💐