Archive for Thursday, May 2, 1996


May 2, 1996


— Services for Frances Rockhold, 93, Baldwin, will be at 10 a.m. today at Worden United Methodist Church. Burial will follow at Union Cemetery, near Centropolis.

Mrs. Rockhold died Tuesday, April 30, 1996, at Ransom Memorial Hospital, Ottawa.

She was born April 11, 1903, in Douglas County, the daughter of Louis and Dora Deay Tucker.

Mrs. Rockhold attended Stony Point Rural School and Vinland High School and lived all her life in the Douglas and Franklin County areas. She was a homemaker.

She was a longtime member of Worden United Methodist Church and the United Methodist Women.

She married Arthur Rockhold on Dec. 27, 1922, in Lawrence. He died Aug. 6, 1982.

Survivors include two sons, Claire Rockhold, Arkansas City, and Keith Rockhold, Ottawa; a daughter, Ann Suddarth, Wellsville; a sister, Dimples Eckman, Baldwin; 11 grandchildren; and 21 great-grandchildren.

She also was preceded in death by two grandsons.

The family suggests memorials to Worden United Methodist Church. They may be sent in care of Lamb-Roberts Funeral Home, which is in charge of arrangements.

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