Archive for Friday, September 15, 1995


September 15, 1995


— Mass of Christian Burial for Mary L. Bocquin, 96, Eufaula, Okla., will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Emporia. Burial will be in Mount Calvary Cemetery in Reading.

Mrs. Bocquin died Wednesday, Sept. 13, 1995, at a nursing home in Eufaula.

She was born Jan. 30, 1899, in Cuba, Kan., the daughter of Anton and Anna Wimbinger Barnett. She grew up in Cuba and attended school there. She moved to Reading at the age of 14. She was a homemaker in the Reading area until she was 87, moving to Eufaula to be with her daughter. She attended Assumption Catholic Church in Reading. In Eufaula, she was a member of the St. Paul's Catholic Church.

She married Peter Francis Bocquin in 1915 in Reading. He died in 1978.

Survivors include two daughters, Louise DiGirolamo, Eufaula, and Delores Cason, Alice, Tex.; a son, George Bocquin, Lawrence; two sisters, Anna Lesovsky and Emma Bibbee; four brothers, Al Barnett, Ed Barnett, Lewis Barnett and Charles Barnett; 29 grandchildren; 42 great-grandchildren; nine great-great grandchildren; and a great-great-great-grandchild.

The rosary will be said at 7 p.m. Friday at Jones Crable Funeral Home in Lebo.

The family suggests memorials to the Hospice of Flint Hills in care of the funeral home, P.O. Box 43, Lebo 66856.

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