Claudia Mae (Hiner) Rogers

July 28, 1928September 13, 2020

Claudia Mae Rogers, 92, of Holton, KS passed peacefully from this life on Set 13, 2020. Services have been entrusted to the care of Advantage Funeral and Cremation Service in OKC and a service celebrating her life will be held at 10am Friday, Sept 18th at Resthaven Memory Gardens. Public visitation will be held on Thursday from 12pm to 7pm at Advantage located at 7720 S. Pennsylvania in S. OKC.

Claudia Mae Hiner was born on July 28, 1928 in OKC to Claud and Lillie (Easlon) Hiner. She attended OKC Public Schools and graduated from Capitol Hill High School with the Class of 1946. In Feb 1956 she married the love of her life, Bud Rogers and together they raised four wonderful children. The family relocated to KS in 1973 and later spent several years living in Houston before settling for good in OKC in 1989. Claudia worked as a pharmacy secretary at Southwest Medical Center until retiring in 1995. Bud passed away on June 2, 1999 and Claudia remained fiercely independent until 2017 when she moved Kansas to be near her daughter Michelle.

Claudia was an ornery and generous woman who loved to help people. She was a longtime member of Mayridge Baptist Church where she was a member of the women’s group. She also volunteered to work in their Christmas store and for other ministries helping unwed mothers. She was a wonderful cook and she canned her own jams and jellies. Claudia was a talented seamstress and cross-stitcher, often making clothing, denim quilts, and Raggedy Ann and Andy dolls for her family and friends. Claudia touched many lives and she will truly be missed by all who knew her.

Claudia was preceded in death by her parents Claud and Lillie Hiner; husband of 43 years Bud Rogers; siblings John Clifford Hiner and Marlene Miller; a son-in-law David Owens; and granddaughter Courtney Owens Bond. She is survived by her four children: Shirley Owens, Becky Shultz and husband Terry, Kurt Rogers and wife Vickie, and Michelle Raaf and husband Tony. Grandchildren: Jennifer Owens Hill and husband Victor, Bryan Shultz, Kimberly Shultz and husband Landon Schurtz, Nicole Rogers Cordova and husband Todd, Derek Rogers, Brandon Kathrens and wife Breanna, Tyler Raaf and wife Tonya, and Blake Raaf, and eleven great-grandchildren. She is also survived by numerous, nieces, nephews, and other beloved family members.

The family wishes to thank Mercer Funeral Home in Holton for their compassionate care. Condolences may be sent to the family via an online guestbook at


  • Victor Hill, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Tyler Raaf, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Blake Raaf, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Derek Rogers, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Brandon Kathrens, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Bryan Shultz, Honorary Pallbearer


  • Graveside Service

    Friday, September 18, 2020


Claudia Mae (Hiner) Rogers

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