(Jan. 10, 2006)
Funeral services will be Tuesday, Jan. 17 at 10:30 a.m. at Thompson Funeral Home in Powell for long-time resident Thelma Leah Rockhold, 85, who died Tuesday, Jan. 10 in Ft. Collins, Colo., from complications of Alzheimer’s disease.
She was born July 9, 1920, in Powell to Frank and Mildred Walter. She grew up in Powell and graduated from Powell High School in 1939.
She married Robert Rockhold in Powell Nov. 30, 1940. They farmed on the West Willwood until retiring in 1995 and moving into Powell.
For the last five years, she lived in a nursing home in Ft. Collins.
Survivors include two sons, Larry Rockhold of Ft. Collins and Peoria, Ariz., and Richard Rockhold of Park City, Utah; a granddaughter, Jenny Young of Ft. Collins, and a great-grandson, Jayden, in Ft. Collins.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Rovert; a daughter, Judy Rockhold; and a brother, Edward Walter.
Burial will be in Crown Hill Cemetery, Powell, under the direction of Thompson Funeral Home.