Maureen Walsh Rogers
November 16, 2006
A Nov. 18 observance is planned for Maureen Walsh Rogers, 66, who died Nov. 14, 2006.She was born on June 11, 1940, in Leominster, Mass., to Phillip D. and Elsie (Johnson) Walsh. She married Julius “Bud” Rogers in Aspen in 1975.Maureen was a longtime resident of Colorado, residing in the Redstone area at the time of her death. She taught home economics in Massachusetts and California. She was part owner of Trivia in Snowmass and Emporium Fabric Shop in Aspen, and served on the water board while residing in Redstone. Also in Redstone, she owned and operated the Pie Plate Café. Maureen was a skilled seamstress and had developed her quilting skills over a 35-year period. Her most recent works are on exhibit at the Aspen Quilt Show at the Aspen Chapel. She had exhibited at many area shows and her works are well recognized throughout this area.Before retiring to Redstone, Maureen lived in Snowmass Village and served on the Town Council there. She was a member of the Needle and I Quilt Guild of Carbondale and the Roaring Fork Valley Quilters. In the past, she had been a member of the Colorado Quilt Council.Residents of Redstone knew Maureen as a wonderful cook and gracious hostess who opened her home for wonderful gatherings of friends and family.She is survived by her mother, Elsie Walsh; brother Terrence (Carol) Walsh; niece Jennifer Walsh Nathan; nephew Jonathan Walsh; and two stepsons.Her father and her husband preceded her in death.A celebration of her life will take place at the Redstone Inn from 1-3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 18. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be made in Maureen’s name to Alpine Bank in Carbondale.Farnum-Holt Funeral Home in Glenwood Springs is handling the arrangements.The Aspen Times, Aspen, Colo.