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 Ross C Rockey

Ross C Rockey

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Death 27 May 1953 (aged 68)
Burial Fremont, Mahaska County, Iowa, USA
Memorial ID 71145125 · View Source
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THE SPELLING OF THE FAMILIES LAST NAME ON THE HEADSTONES IS A MISSPELLING OF SURNAME ROQUET. FRANK ROQUET CHOSE TO GO BY THE SURNAME ROCKEY, WHICH HIS FAMILY WENT BY THROUGHOUT THEIR LIFETIMES. MY ORIGINAL MEMORIALS WITH THE MISSPELLED SURNAME RAQUET IS HERE ROSS C RAQUET

SEE ROSS' OBITUARY BELOW.

Son of Frank and Rachel Emeline White Rockey 'Roquet'

Siblings: Otis Rockey 1872-1872, Rella E Rockey 1875-1942, Norman F Rockey 1880-1939

Married Gertrude E Schmidt

Children: Robert L Rockey

THE LAST NAME ON THE HEADSTONES IS A MISSPELLING OF THE SURNAME ROQUET. FRANK'S FAMILY ALL OF THEIR LIVES WENT BY THE SPELLING OF ROCKEY.

THE FAMILY NAME IS ROQUET. SOME WENT BY ROQUET PRONOUNCED ROWKAY. SOME WENT BY ROQUET PRONOUCED ROCKY, SOME WENT BY ROCKEY, SOME WENT BY ROQUETTE....ALL THE DESCENDENTS OF THE SAME 1 FAMILY OF A FATHER AND 4 SONS.


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Obituary
Oskaloosa Herald
March 27 ,1953

R.C. Rockey Dies

Ross C. Rockey, 68, former Hedrick resident, died Friday night at the Broadlawns hospital in Des Moines. He was employed for many years with the Jamison Lumber company in Hedrick. He left there in 1944 and lived three years in Oskaloosa before moving to Des Moines. He is survived by his wife, Gertrude, and a son Robert, of Des Moines. Funeral Services will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, Mar. 30 in the Fremont funeral chapel. Burial will be in Cedar township cemetery.


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  • Added: 10 Jun 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 71145125
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Ross C Rockey (18 Oct 1884–27 May 1953), Find A Grave Memorial no. 71145125, citing Cedar Township Cemetery, Fremont, Mahaska County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by InSearchOf (contributor 47282406) .