June 16, 1929 - December 24, 2021
Mary M. Roecker, age 92, of Williamsburg, Kansas, passed away on December 24, 2021 at the Brookside Retirement Community, Overbrook, Kansas. Mary Margaret Pickert was born on June 16, 1929 in Scipio, Kansas to Joseph F. and Gertrude (Setter) Pickert. She graduated from Garnett High School with the class of 1947. Following high school, Mary went to work in Kansas City as an executive secretary and modeling with the Ford Modeling Company. On June 24, 1950 Mary married Alfred J. Roecker of Greeley, Kansas in the St. Agnes Catholic Church, Kansas City. Al and Mary shared 71 1/2 years together. They were blessed with eight children, four sons and four daughters. Mary was a homemaker until her youngest child was a senior in high school. She then went to work at the Richmond Post Office, working from 1981 - 2005. Mary was member of St. Patrick Church, Emerald, where she taught CCD for many years. She was also a member of the Altar Society. Mary loved being with her family and also watching KU basketball. Mary was a caring and loving wife, mother grandmother and great grandmother. She will be missed dearly by those who knew and loved her. She was preceded in death by her parents, six siblings, Father Denis Pickert, Virgil Pickert, LeRoy Pickert, LaVera Hiles, Charlene Hirt and Helen Baldridge. Mary is survived by her husband, Alfred; eight children and their families, Marcia and Bill Evans of Abilene, Kansas, Dean and Cathy Roecker of Dewey, Oklahoma, Joan and Rick Carter of Overbrook, Kansas, Beverly and Randy Thomas of Rose Hill, Kansas, Rhonda and Don Hogan of Waverly, Kansas, Dale and Jean Roecker of Williamsburg, Kansas, Dan and Kim Roecker of Wann, Oklahoma and David and Susan Roecker of Elkhorn, Nebraska; 37 grandchildren, 65 great grandchildren. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 AM, Friday, December 31, 2021 at St. Patrick's Church, Emerald. The family will greet friends following a 6:30 PM, Rosary at the church, Thursday, December 30, 2021, with Fr. John Samineni officiating. Burial will follow in the St. Patrick's Catholic Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Patrick's Church Building Fund or St. Patrick's Cemetery. Condolences the the family may be left at www.feuerbornfuneral.com.
Mary M. Roecker, age 92, of Williamsburg, Kansas, passed away on December 24, 2021 at the Brookside Retirement Community, Overbrook, Kansas. Mary Margaret Pickert was born on June 16, 1929 in Scipio, Kansas to Joseph F. and Gertrude (Setter)... View Obituary & Service Information
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