Kathleen Rochon

Kathleen Rochon

Friday, October 13th, 1922 Monday, February 3rd, 2020

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Obituary for Kathleen "Kay" Rochon (Maynard)

Kathleen “Kay” Rochon, 97, lifelong resident of Iron Mountain, Mich., until 2017, passed away on Monday, February 3, 2020, in Fairfax, VA.

Kay was born in Iron Mountain on October 13, 1922 to the late John and Laura (Trethewey) Maynard. Her parents emigrated to the United States from Cornwall, England in 1905. She was the youngest of eight children. Kay graduated from Iron Mountain High School with the class of 1940. She married J. Robert “Bob” Rochon on May 21,1945. He preceded her in death on August 28, 2012.

Kay was a lifelong member of Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, Iron Mountain. She was a member of the Friends of the Menominee Range Historical Museum and served on the Museum Board. Kay was also a volunteer at the Dickinson County Memorial Hospital for 37 years and was a longstanding member of the Hospital League. She was a 50-year member of the Iron Mountain Women’s Club.

Kay is survived by three children; daughters, Mary (Carl) Plath of Burke, VA, Jane (Pat) Hyla of Lake Zurich, IL and one son, Tom (Debby) Rochon of Naples, FL.; along with 6 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, and her husband, Bob, Kay was preceded in death by three brothers, John, William and Henry Maynard; and four sisters, Margaret Maynard, Frances Quick, Dorothy Clemo and Louise Roberts.

A Memorial Service will be announced at a later date. Burial will be in Cemetery Park, Iron Mountain.

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The family has chosen the Jacobs Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Iron Mountain, Mich., to honor Kay’s legacy of life.

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Paul Tobin

Tom and family, Marni and I want to extend our sincere sympathies to you and your family. We have so many fond memories of your mother. She was a wonderful friend and neighbor to my mom for so many years. Along the way, Marni and I got to know her well. She was a beautiful woman and will be missed by all! Please know that we're thinking of you. So sorry we missed you at the reunion. We were looking forward to catching up with you. Best to all.
Comment | Posted at 02:35pm via Condolence

Kathy Izzo Maynard

Tom and family sincere condolences and prayers from June Izzo and daughter Kathy. May your mom rest in peace
Comment | Posted at 03:33pm via Condolence

Dorleen uhazie.

Our thoughts & prayers are with you all. Your Mom & Dad were special friends of ours. Vance & Doleen Uhazie & Family
Posted at 09:07am

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