Lois Sarah Roche’
Lois (Dolores) Roche’ was born on June 26, 1932 in Saint Louis, Missouri. She passed away peacefully at Valley View Medical Center in Mohave Valley, Arizona on December 28, 2021 at the age of 89.
Her early years were spent in Kennett, Missouri where her parents, Vettrus and Virgil Stone, owned and operated Stone’s Furniture Store. By age eight, her family relocated to Blytheville, Arkansas, where she lived until going back to Saint Louis, Missouri, to attend college.
As a young adult, she vacationed in Southern California where she met and married Wilbur C. Roche’ in 1953. They started a family and bought a home in Bellflower, California, where they lived until retiring and moving to Mohave Valley, Arizona in 1991.
Dolores Roche’ is survived by her son, Randall C. Roche’ of Mohave Valley, Arizona; her daughter, Lori D. Horwitz of Vancouver, Washington; and stepdaughter, Gayla R. Kilbride of Brooksville, Florida.
She is also survived by grandchildren Lauren Overman, Danielle Horwitz, Rashelle Pollock, Cristy Facey, Cari Burke Brown, Tim Burke, Adam Spiking, Natalee Thomas, and Erin Roche’.