Obituaries

Obituaries

Mabel E. O'Brien Rockhold 1914 - 2006

Services for Mabel E. O'Brien Rockhold, 91, Baldwin, will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home. Burial will be in Vinland Cemetery.Mrs. Rockhold died Monday, Sept. 25, 2006, at Baldwin City Care Center.She was born Nov. 11, 1914, in Vinland, the daughter of James Johnston O'Brien and Clara Edith Suffron O'Brien. She was raised in Vinland and graduated from Vinland High School in 1932. Mrs. Rockhold worked for Patterson Upholstery for 12 years, Kansas University Medical Center in medical records for four years, New York Cleaners for 10 years and Baldwin Clinic in medical records for two years before she retired.She was a member of Lawrence Bible Chapel, Overland Park Bible Chapel and Baldwin Gospel Chapel for 24 years.She married Ed Milton Rockhold on Sept. 25, 1982, in Baldwin. He died in May 1992.Survivors include 10 nieces and nephews, Lyle, Robert and Ernest Rockhold, Doris Everhart, Jim and John Ferris, Jean Zimmermann, Patricia Van Essen, Dean O'Brien and Janice Burger; and many great-nieces and nephews.Friends may call from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. today and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home, where the family will receive friends from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. today.The family suggests memorials to the Gospel Chapel in Baldwin, Lawrence Bible Chapel or Bible Chapel of Shawnee, sent in care of the funeral home.Online condolences may be sent at <a href="http://www.rumsey-yost.com">www.rumsey-yost.com</a>.