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 Verna Claire <I>Wilkinson</I> Roquet

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Verna Claire Wilkinson Roquet

  • Birth 26 Apr 1897 Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa, USA
  • Death 24 Jun 1980 Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa, USA
  • Burial Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa, USA
  • Memorial ID 52133150

Daughter of Joseph W Wilkinson and Etta May LaRue Wilkinson Stoner

Sibling: Virgil Raymond Wilkinson 1893-1960

Married Lewis Earl Roquet 3 July 1919


Services for Verna C Roquet, 83, of Valley View Village, 2571 Guthrie Ave., who died of a heart ailment Tuesday at Iowa Lutheran Hospital, will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Merle Hay Funeral Home. Entombment will be in Merle Hay Mausoleum.

A lifelong resident of Des Moines, Mrs. Roquet was a retired secretary. She was a member of First Christian Church.

Survivors include her husband, L. Earl; a daughter, Darlene Anderson of West Des Moines; two sons, Dwight of Des Moines and Dr. Wayne Roquet of Naples, Fla.; 11 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren.

The family suggests memorial contributions to First Christian Church. Friends may call at the funeral home from 6 to 9 tonight.


Gregory Dwight Roquet


Courtney Lynn Roquet

Family Members






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  • Find A Grave Memorial 52133150
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Verna Claire Wilkinson Roquet (26 Apr 1897–24 Jun 1980), Find A Grave Memorial no. 52133150, citing Chapel Hill Cemetery, Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by InSearchOf (contributor 47282406) .