Minnie A. Roquet

Feb 22, 2018
Roquet Minnie Obit


1:00 PM on Wednesday, February 28, 2018 at New Beginnings First Wesleyan Church: 205 Hammond Ave. Waterloo.


4:00 PM to 7:00 PM on Tuesday, Feb. 27 at Kearns Funeral Service Kimball Chapel; and for one hour prior to the services at the church. 


Fairview Cemetery, Dunkerton


May be directed to New Beginnings First Wesleyan Church


Minnie A. Roquet, 98, of Waterloo, died at Ravenwood Specialty Care on Thursday, February 22, 2018.

She was born on October 10, 1919 in Illyria Township in Fayette County, Iowa. The daughter of Kenneth R. and Stella Luce Holtzman.

Minnie graduated from Maynard High School.

She married Richard L. Roquet on April 30, 1939 in Arlington, IA; he preceded her in death in February 1985.

Minnie was a homemaker. She was a charter member of Maywood Wesleyan Church and was active with the Wesleyan Women Missionary Ladies Group.

She is survived by two sons, Fred Roquet of Mt. Auburn and Stephen (Cheryl) Roquet of Evansdale; four daughters: Fran (Dean) Smith of Canton, KS, Beverly (Gerry) Frost of Waterloo; Barbara Roquet of Waterloo, and Debra (Larry) Joel of Ames; 30 grandchildren; 52 great-grandchildren; and many great-great-grandchildren.

Minnie was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Richard; a daughter, Phyllis; two sons, Louis and Frank; eight brothers: Raymond, Harold, Arthur, Jesse, Elmer, Lawrence, Lewis, and Chester Holtzman; and two sisters, Hazel Bailey and Mattie Dillavou.


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  1. Kenneth Bailey | Mar 01, 2018
    This is a great tribute to a great aunt. Wish I lived closer to have visited more. Wishing the family some great memories as I have myself.
  2. Eloise Dillavou | Feb 26, 2018
    Sending warm memories of a wonderful, kind Aunt Minnie. So glad I ran into her some years back. Heaven got a great angel.
  3. Eloise Dillavou | Feb 26, 2018
    My heartfelt sympathy to Minnie's family. She was a wonderful kind soul, and will be greatly missed. 
  4. LeMyra | Feb 24, 2018
    My thoughts and love sent to the family. She was one a the great ladies. She love,care  for everyone .fly high ma Roquet & Grandma Roquet you well be miss. Till we meet again 💖💖💖💖
  5. Anna | Feb 23, 2018

    Sending love to all of the family. She was an amazing women and made me feel like one of her daughters when I was growing up. 

    Gods speed ma Roquet. 

    Love to all of and so sorry for your loss. 

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