Norma Ruth Cogan


Norma Ruth Cogan, 97, nee Ahrens, of Uvalde and formerly of Fredericksburg, died Saturday, Nov. 14, 2020.

Graveside services and interment were held at 9 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 21, at Greenwood Cemetery with Dr. Joe Taylor officiating.

Arrangements were under the direction of Schaetter Funeral Home where visitation was held Friday evening.

Mrs. Cogan was born Dec. 28, 1922, in Llano, the daughter of Rudolph Ahrens and Lucy Zacharaie Ahrens.

She is survived by one daughter, Donna Donaldson of San Angelo, and one son and spouse, Scott and Debra Walston of Uvalde.

Survivors also include nine grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren and eight great-great-grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her parents; three husbands, Joe Walston, Albert Chinchar and Ray Cogan; one son, Michael Walston; one brother, R.L. Ahrens; and two sisters, Hazel Ferguson and Linda Miller.

Pallbearers included Joe Walston, Gavin Walston, Garrett Walston, Christopher Walston, Reuben Walston and Brian Walston.

Memorials may be made to Uvalde Hospice or the charity of choice.