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Sharon Jane (McCallister) Rodgers

July 20, 1940 — February 16, 2023


Sharon Jane (McCallister) Rodgers, age 82 of Hillsboro, passed away on Thursday, February 16, 2023 at Ben Hur Nursing Home. She was born in Patoka, Indiana on July 20, 1940 to the late Vern & Jeanette (Robling) McCallister.

Sharon graduated from Patoka High School in 1958 and received her bachelor's degree from Oakland City College and her Master's degree from Indiana State University in Education. She met the love of her life, Richard "Dick" Rodgers, while she was student teaching and they were married on August 17, 1963. They were married for almost 52 years before Dick passed on June 10, 2015. Throughout the years she taught business math at Waynetown High School and Fountain Central High School retiring in 2007.
When she wasn't teaching, she was always helping her husband on the farm and in the fields. She was an avid I.U and Cardinal fan and enjoyed taking trips to Branson with Dick. She was a member of the Waynetown Methodist Church.

She is survived by two daughters, Rachelle Rodgers and Robin (Bobby Phillips) Rodgers; two sisters, Nedra (Jack) West and Retta (David) Willis; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband, Dick Rodgers.

Visitation will be at Sanders Priebe Funeral Care, 315 S Washington St, in Crawfordsville on Friday, February 24, 2023 from 12:00 pm till the time of the service at 1:00 pm. The service will be live-steamed and recorded which can be viewed on her obituary page at Burial will follow at Wallace Lutheran Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be given in her memory to the Jackson Township Volunteer Fire Department, 3898 S State Road 341, Hillsboro, IN 47949. Share memories and condolences online at

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