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Carolyn Gottschald Rodgers

Carolyn Gottschald Rodgers, 65, of Sheridan, passed away on August 18, 2016 in Sheridan.

She was born on May 10, 1951 to “Jake”Alton and Mildred (Horton) Gottschald in Wharton. Carolyn worked as a nurses aid. On October 30, 1995 she married Frank Rodgers.

Carolyn is survived by her husband, Frank Rodgers of Sheridan; sons, Robert Brown of Columbus, and David L. Brown and wife Amanda of Schulenburg; daughters, Melinda Welch and boy friend Jamie of Sheridan, and Kathy Roberts and husband Key’s of Houston, grandsons, Jake Brown, Sean Little, Austin Johnson, Brandon Welch, Victor Welch, and David L. Brown Jr., granddaughter, Destani Brown, great grandchild, Kaydon, sisters, Debbie Curtis and husband Bruce of Alma, Wi, and Brenda Cox of Sheridan, brothers, Alton Gottschald of Sheridan, and Kenny Gottschald and wife Marilyn of Boling.

She was preceded in death by her father, “Jake” Alton Gottschald, mother, Mildred Horton Gottschald, brother-in-law, Carl Cox, Sr., and father-in-law, Victor Rodgers.

Visitation was held Saturday, August 20, from 4-7 p.m. and Sunday, August 21, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Henneke Funeral Home in Columbus.

Funeral services were held on Sunday, August 21, at 2 p.m. at Henneke Funeral Home in Columbus, with David Brown, officiating.

Burial followed at Cheetham Cemetery in Sheridan.

Pallbearers were David L Brown, Jake Brown, Sean Little, Austin Johnson, Brandon Welch, and Victor Welch.

Honorary Pallbearers were David L. Brown Jr., Carl Cox Jr., Eric Gottschald, and Joseph Curtis.

Memorials are suggested to the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, P.O. Box 1000 Dept 142, Memphis, TN 38101-9908 or Houston Hospice, 1905 Holcombe Blvd., Houston, TX 77030. Online condolences can be given at www.hennekefuneralhome.com.  [-end of story-]


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