letter excerpt The Dix Family Archive
The Clemens

Augustus D. Clemens, Jr.
1) Genealogy and Biography...
2) Mr. A. D. Clemens Dead

Mary Bordley Clemens
Obituary: Mrs. Mary B. Clemens

Augustus Ducas Clemens

Eleanor Collins Clemens
1) San Antonio Debutante Becomes Maryland Bride
2) Debutante Announcement
3) Engagement Announcement
4) Brides Are Busy
5) Wedding Announcement
6) from Eleanor in Italy 1950s(?)
6) to Eleanor, a Colonial Dame
7) to Eleanor, from a Joy descendant

Elizabeth 'Becky' Rogers
1) A Bird in Hospital Cage
2) Death Claims ‘Becky’ Rogers
3) Miss Elizabeth Rogers – ‘Becky’ Rogers Service Friday

The Family Home
Living room


[newspaper article:]

Death Claims ‘Becky’ Rogers

Elizabeth "Becky" Rogers, 21, of 2120 Nacogdoches Rd., member of a well-known San Antonio family, died in a local hospital on March 17 after a long illness.

The funeral was held March 19 from the chapel of the Porter Loring Funeral Home, followed with Requiem High Mass in St. Joseph's Church, Rev. Bernard Goebel officiating as celebrant.

The pastor, Rt. Rev. Peter J. Schnetzer, was present in the sanctuary. He also conducted the services in the funeral home, and at the grave in St. Mary's Cemetery.

Miss Rogers, daughters [sic] of Mrs. Collins Rogers and the late Maj. Donald Rogers, was born in Detroit, Mich., in 1933, and came to San Antonio 15 years ago.

A member of St. Peter's Parish, in Alamo Heights, she attended Incarnate Word College, then went to Florence, Italy, where she was a student at the Evers Holme school for one year.

Upon her return to San Antonio she was presented to society by the German Club, season of 1952-'53, but was unable to be in the Fiesta Coronation because of illness. She was a member of the Girls' Cotillion Club.

Survivors are her mother, Mrs. Collins Rogers; four sisters, Leilani Rogers, Mrs. Norman Dix, Mrs. James H. Ewing, and Mrs. Allan A. Roff; a brother, Augustus D. Clemens; aunt, Mrs. Francis Reed; great uncle and great aunt, Mr. and Mrs. John Cotter Sullivan; great aunts, Miss Annie M. Sullivan and Mrs. John L. Clem; four nephews, and seven nieces.

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