Rochester- A Memorial Service for Delores M. Cockroft, 95 will be held at St.Lukes Episcopal Church 1884 22nd St. NW Rochester on Saturday, December 17th at 10:30 A.M. with Rev. Dr. Douglas Sparks officiating. Burial will be in Oakwood Cemetery. Delores passed away on Tuesday, December 6th at Pine Haven Nursing Home.Memorials may be made to the church, Seasons Hospice or a charity of the donor's choice.
Delores M. Caduff was born November 10, 1916 to Adolph and Beatrice (Morien) Caduff in Wabasha, Mn.She graduated from Wabasha High School and Minneapolis Business College.She married Merwin L. Cockroft October 9, 1943 in Wabasha, Mn.Merwin worked for Gopher Aviation in Rochester.He died March 22,2001. Delores worked for the Mayo Clinic in Surgical Pathology as a Pathology laboratorytechnician and supervisor for 41 years retiring in November 1978.
Delores was a Foundingmember of St Luke's Episcopal Church.She also was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary and the VFW Auxiliary.She and her husband enjoyed traveling and fishing.They wintered in Harlingen, Texas 1979-1987.
Delores is survived by nephews J.B. (Marvelyn) Cockroft of Wauwatosa, Wisconsin and Ronald (Marge) Ulrich of Blue Eye Missouri, several great nieces and nephews, a first cousin Virginia Budde of Bursnsville, Mn. And special friends;Kim Klampe of Rochester and Christine Drewes of Zumbro Falls.
She was preceded in death by her parents,husband and one brother William Caduff.
Ranfranz and Vine Funeral Home 5421 Royal Place N.W. Rochester, Mn. 1-507-289-3600 www.ranfranzandvinefh.com
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