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 Laura E <I>Rhoads</I> Roquet

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Laura E Rhoads Roquet

  • Birth 30 Sep 1911
  • Death 2 Dec 2002 Hedrick, Keokuk County, Iowa, USA
  • Burial Fremont, Mahaska County, Iowa, USA
  • Memorial ID 52160168

Daughter of Frances and Lena Dinsmore Rhoads

Wife of Dale Cleo Roquet

Courtesy Fremont Funeral Home

Roquet, Laura
September 30, 1911 - December 11, 2002
Visitation: 12:00 O'clock noon family present 6:00 until 8:00 P.M. December 13, 2002 at Fremont Funeral Chapel
Funeral Service: 10:30 A.M. December 14, 2002 at Fremont Funeral Chapel
Interment: Cear Township Memorial Cemetery, Fremont, Iowa
Mrs. Roquet was born September 30, 1911 south of Fremont to Francis A. and Lena Dinsmore Rhoads. She graduated from Fremont High School in 1931. She was a member of the Fremont United Methodist Church and charter president of the Sew & So Club established in the 1930's in the Fremont community. She married Dale C. Roquet, January 25th, 1933 at the Christian Church in Oskaloosa. He preceded her in death May 15, 1987. They lived in the Fremont area all their lives, farming and raising Angus cattle. She continued living on the farm and helping with decisions about the farm until 2000. Seeing her health deteriorating, 19 of her grandchildren and great-grandchildren met from all over the country for Thanksgiving this year. Mrs. Roquet is survived by two sons and daughter-in-law; Paul E. and Betty Roquet of Walla Walla, Washington, and David C. and Cherie Roquet of Jefferson, Iowa. A daughter and son-in-law; Joan L. Roquet Morgan and her husband Joseph Morgan of Farson; a brother, Ward P. Rhoads of Ottumwa; nine grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and three great-great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, five sisters; Hazel Aldridge, Florence McBeth, Lucille Davis, Edna Rhoads, and Eva Swanson; and three brothers; Floyd, Raymond and Lowell Rhoads. Memorials may be made in her name to either the Fremont United Methodist Church or the Fremont Rescue Unit.


Grandchildren:
Michael A Roquet 1955-2016


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  • Added: 9 May 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 52160168
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Laura E Rhoads Roquet (30 Sep 1911–2 Dec 2002), Find A Grave Memorial no. 52160168, citing Cedar Township Memorial Cemetery, Fremont, Mahaska County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by InSearchOf (contributor 47282406) .