Verna Mae Rocha

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Evergreen Memorial Gardens Funeral Chapel
1101 NE 112th Avenue
Vancouver, WA

March 30, 1921~ January 10, 2016

Devoted wife, mother, and grandmother, Verna Rocha 94, passed peacefully into her Savior's loving arms on Sunday morning, January 10, 2016. She was born in Moore, MT to Cora and Warren Stephens. Her last days were spent at home surrounded by her husband, Joe, her family and many friends.
Verna loved traveling to beautiful places, but her favorite pastime was visiting with family and friends. She was a wise, kind, gentle spirit who embraced everyone with her warmth and acceptance.
She was preceded in death by her youngest daughter, Terry Mersinger and brothers Dean, Arvid and Marvin Stephens.
She is survived by her husband, Joe; her sisters, Janice Hardy and Dolly Beam; along with her children, Ron Rushford and Ann Lowe; seven grandchildren; 14 greats and 4 great-greats.
Services for Verna will be held at Evergreen Memorial Gardens on Sunday, January 17, 2016 at 3:00 p.m. Viewing Saturday.
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Published in The Columbian on Jan. 14, 2016
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