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Pauline Rocke

January 13, 1917 - March 20, 2015

Pauline Rocke Obituary

Pauline Louise (Huber) Rocke, age 98, of Eureka, IL passed away peacefully at 5:29 am Friday, March 20, 2015 at the Apostolic Christian Home of Eureka. Funeral arrangements are as follows: Visitation from 2-5 pm Sunday March 22nd at Ruestman-Harris Funeral Home in El Paso, IL and 9-9:45 am Monday March 23rd prior to the funeral service at 10:00 am at the Eureka Apostolic Christian Church. Church ministers will officiate. Interment will be in the Roanoke Apostolic Christian Cemetery. Pauline was born January 13, 1917 to William and Carrie (Sutter) Huber in Fairbury, IL. She was the second oldest in a family of eight and spent her teen years working to help support her widowed mother. Pauline married Virgil E. Rocke on September 28, 1941 and they lived their entire life in Eureka, IL working in the family honey business of Rocke Apiaries. Virgil and Pauline had three sons and one daughter, Curtis (Beth) Rocke of Carlock; Merle (Bev) Rocke of Goodfield; Nelson, deceased (Kathy) Rocke of Pekin; and Jane (John) Wiegand of Wilsonville, OR. Virgil passed away October 19, 1996. Pauline dearly loved her family of 17 grandchildren and 38 great grandchildren. Pauline leaves three siblings, Wilma Huber of Eureka; Reuben Huber of Morton; Emma Lou Steffen of Bloomington; and two sister in laws, Clara Huber of Eureka, and Doris Huber of Plantation, FL. Pauline was preceded in death by her parents, two sisters, two brothers, one son and one grandchild. Pauline was a lifelong member of the Apostolic Christian Church and filled her life with service to her family and friends, entertaining, cooking and crocheting. She was thankful to God in all aspects of her life. Memorials may be made to the Apostolic Christian Home of Eureka or charity of the donors' choice. Online condolences may be sent to the family at Visitation MAR 22. 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM (CDT) Ruestman-Harris El Paso 40 West Main Street El Paso, IL 61738-1561 Visitation MAR 23. 9:00 AM - 9:45 AM (CDT) Eureka Apostolic Christian Church Funeral service MAR 23. 10:00 AM (CDT) Eureka Apostolic Christian Church 610 W. Cruger Eureka, IL 61530 To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Pauline Rocke, please visit our floral store.

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