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Faye Rogers Tiencken
  • Memorials may be made to:
  • St. Paul's Lutheran Church
    604 Pitt Street
    Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464
  • Memorials may be made to:
  • Vashon Community Care
    15333 Vashon Hwy SW
    Vashon, WA 98070

Pause Broken Dreams by Bruce H. Zimmerman (ASCAP)
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“Charlotte and Jane, the service for your Mom was very meaningful yesterday. Susan and I were very glad we were there. Both of you look great and...Read More »
1 of 14 | Posted by: A friend

“Our thoughts and prayers are with your family. ”
2 of 14 | Posted by: Joy and Bill Cornwell - SC

“Buzzy, Charlotte and Jane - So sorry to learn of your loss of your beautiful mother. Many fond memories of time spent in your loving home in Hobcaw....Read More »
3 of 14 | Posted by: Edward Cornwell - High Point, NC

“Sadden to hear of Mrs. Faye's passing. But fond memories of her when living in Hobcaw and at St. Paul's Lutheran Church. She and Mr. Eddie were...Read More »
4 of 14 | Posted by: Keith Hutto - Mt. Pleasantq, SC

“Such a lovely lady. I am so very sorry for your loss. ”
5 of 14 | Posted by: A friend

“Dear Jane, Buzzy & Charlotte-I'm so sorry about the passing of your dear Mother. I'm thinking of you all & know she will be greatly missed. My Best...Read More »
6 of 14 | Posted by: Robin Hardin - Charleston, SC

“Buzzy, Charlotte, and JaneAfter reading your Mom's obituary today, I was reminded of so many beautiful memories of her and of your family. We spent...Read More »
7 of 14 | Posted by: Susan Norris - Hollywood, SC

“So sorry to hear of your Mom going to heaven. ”
8 of 14 | Posted by: Rhett Conklin - Niceville, FL

“Buzzy, May there be a peace that passes your understanding. ”
9 of 14 | Posted by: Barry Morehead - Ruffin, SC

“Dear Jane, Charlotte, & Buzzy,I have the happiest of memories with your family at your pool in Hobcaw! Uncle Tink would fire up the grill and it was...Read More »
10 of 14 | Posted by: Mary Kennedy - Charleston, SC

“Very sorry to learn of this loss. Mrs. Tiencken was a gracious lady and loving mother. Prayers for her family and many friends. ”
11 of 14 | Posted by: Roy DeHaven - Charleston, SC

“My condolences and love to Jane, Charlotte and Buzzy on the death of your mother. She was the most welcoming and gracious hostess, so devoted to your...Read More »
12 of 14 | Posted by: Nancy Banks - Dallas, TX

“Jane, Charlotte, Buzzy, so, so sorry to hear about the loss of your wonderful mother. I always remember your mother having a smile on her face and...Read More »
13 of 14 | Posted by: joyce Bailey - Charleston,, SC

“Jane,Charlotte and Buzzy:Please accept my sincerest sympathy on the passing of your dear mother. She was truly a lovely lady. In fact, I always...Read More »
14 of 14 | Posted by: Allen Young - Mount Pleasant, SC


Faye Rogers Tiencken died May 5, 2017 at Vashon Community Care on Vashon Island, WA. Her graveside service will be held Saturday, May 27 in St. Paul's Cemetery, 510 McCants Drive, Mt. Pleasant, SC at 4:00 p.m. Arrangements by J. Henry Stuhr Inc., Downtown Chapel.

Elsie Faye Rogers was born on July 28, 1926 in Ridgeville, SC to the late Evelyn Hargrove Rogers and Claude Rogers. She was a country girl who loved to ride horses, was athletic, and wonderfully strong-willed. Faye graduated from Stetson University in DeLand, FL where she majored in psychology and was a member of Pi Beta Phi Sorority. After college, she returned home and taught school, then worked as a secretary until she met the love of her life, Henry Edward Tiencken. They were married in November of 1952 and had three children, Jane, Charlotte and Buzzy. She and "Tink" lived in Hobcaw Point, Mt. Pleasant and in old Mt. Pleasant until his death in 1996.

Faye was an active member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Mt. Pleasant, SC. Her faith and her family were the most important things in her life. She had a wicked sense of humor and loved people. She especially loved shopping for shoes with her best friends, Naomi Kennedy and her sister Charlotte Rogers. She adored her home town of Charleston. In 2009 she made the decision to move to Vashon Community Care (VCC) on Vashon Island, Washington to be closer to her daughter, Charlotte. She was loved by the staff at the VCC and will be missed. They called her their "Steel Magnolia".

Faye is survived by her children: Jane Tiencken Mengel (Bill), Charlotte Marie Tiencken (Bill West) and Henry "Buzzy" Edward Tiencken, Jr. (Josie); her siblings: Claude A. Rogers, Charlotte R. Rogers, and R. Kent Rogers; her grandchildren: Corie Tiencken, Andrew Mengel and John Mengel; and many nieces and nephews.

Memorials may be made in her honor to St. Paul's Lutheran Church, 604 Pitt Street, Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464 or to Vashon Community Care, 15333 Vashon Highway SW, Vashon, WA 98070.