Grace May <I>Lamphiear</I> Roquet

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Grace May Lamphiear Roquet

  • Birth 14 Apr 1881 Strawberry Point, Clayton County, Iowa, USA
  • Death 16 May 1941 Arlington, Fayette County, Iowa, USA
  • Burial Volga, Clayton County, Iowa, USA
  • Memorial ID 52542235

Daughter of William Jasper Lamphiear 1841-1908 and Elizabeth Maxwell 1845-1927

Siblings Clara Etta Lamphiear 1865-1947, Washington Myron Lamphiear 1867-1950, Leah Virginia Lamphiear Axtell 1869-1939, Cornelia Lamphiear Axtell 1871-1905, Walter Lamphiear 1874-1891, Clifford C Lamphiear 1876-1919

Married to George Riley Roquet

Children:Clyde Clifford Roquet 1899-1952, Vernie Roquet 1903-1988, Donald William Roquet, 1904-1984, Georgia May Roquet 1907- , Edna Leah Roquet 1908-2001, Dollie Corine Roquet 1909- , Richard Louis Roquet 1912-1985, John D Roquet 1920-1992, Waneta Muriel Roquet 1923-


Oelwein Daily Register Sat May 24, 1941
Mrs. George Roquet

Grace May Lamphiear Roquet, youngest child of Elizabeth Maxwell and William J. Lamphiear was born April 14, 1881 near Strawberry Point Iowa and died May 16, 1941 at her home in the northwest part of Arlington at the age of sixty years.

Her early life was spent in the vicinity of Strawberry Point where she became a member of the Christian Church, later transferring her membership to the Arlington church.

On Dec. 29, 1898 she was married to George Roquet and their home was made at Fremont, Iowa. During the year of 1925 the family returned to Arlington where most of the following time was spent.

To the marriage was born ten children: Clyde, Cohasset Minn; Vern, Ada Minn; Donald, Maynard, Iowa; Georgia Pierce, Cohasset Minn; Edna Hall, Arlington; Dollie Peters, Fairbank Iowa, John, Arlington; Waneta Ohl, Robert and Richard Roquet of Waterloo.

She left besides her husband, George Roquet, 25 grandchildren, one sister Clara Robbins of Edgewood, one brother, Washington Lamphiear of Chicago, Illinois and two aunts, Mrs. Matilda McClain and Mrs. Ella Brandenburgh.

Funeral services were held Sunday afternoon at the Christian Church with Rev. Deo Butler officiating, assisted by Rev Edwin Hignett. Pallbearers were her six sons, Clyde, Vern, Donald, Richard, Robert and John Rouqet.

Out of town relatives and friends were Mrs. Charley Robbins, Mr. and Mrs. K. Pardee and Mr and Mrs. Dell Glasier. Edgewood: Mr and Mrs Meron Axtell and Mrs Bond McClain, Strawberry point: Mr Walter Roquet, Mr and Mrs. Ira Roquet and children. Mrs Herschel Proctor, Mr. A.C. Walter and Adella and Mrs. Chester Roquet of Fremont, Iowa; Mrs Charles Robbins of Martanburg, Mr. and Mrs. A. H. Buehoner, Mr and Mrs Vern Fuller, Mr and Mrs. J. K. Fleming, Marjorie Lonius, Mr. Raymond Faber, Bonnie and Howard, Waterloo, Mr. and Mrs Art Sunderland, Delhi; Mr. and Mrs. Harold Mallon, Manchester; Mr. and Mrs Thomas Lamphiear, Volga; Mr. and Mrs Walt Carpenter and family, Henry Tribber and Ruth Brant Fairbank; Jake Harriman and June Pierce, Fayette, Arthur Axtell Cohasset Minn and Mrs. Barr Waverly





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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Grace May Lamphiear Roquet (14 Apr 1881–16 May 1941), Find A Grave Memorial no. 52542235, citing Hillcrest Cemetery, Volga, Clayton County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by InSearchOf (contributor 47282406) .