Sidney Rochelle To Be Administrator

Sidney Rochelle, Hamilton, applied in probate court Wednesday to be administrator of the estate of Ida M. Rochelle, estimated to include $500 in personal property.

Source: Hamilton Journal News, August 9, 1933.


Warrants Signed For Brewer And Rochelle

While he and his companion, Walter Davis, 17, were peacefully standing on Henry street, Friday night, William Rochelle, 20, North Fifth and Heaton streets, told police, William Brewer, 41, 215 South Shuler avenue, approached them, started an argument and without provocation struck Davis in the mouth. Rochelle signed a warrant charging Brewer with being intoxicated.

The altercation took place on Henry street. Officers Justice and McCormick arrested Brewer. Brewer denied he was drunk. Officer Koch, ambulance driver, said Brewer was intoxicated when taken to the city jail.

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Mrs. Rochelle Passes Away

Death Claims Prominent Resident At Age Of 92 Years; Burial Saturday.

Mrs. Catherine Rochelle, a lifelong resident, and one of the oldest and most highly respected Hamilton residents passed away at her home, 946 Heaton street, on Wednesday afternoon of general debility at the age of 92 years, three months and 22 days.

Mrs. Rochelle was born in Hamilton, January 21, 1833, and spent her entire life here.

She was married August 17, 1854, to William Rochelle.

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Mrs. Ida Rochelle Has Passed Away

Mrs. Ida Rochelle, age 70, the widow of William E. Rochelle, died at 3:25 o’clock Sunday morning at the Mercy hospital, following a lingering illness.

Born at Venice February 2, 1863, Mrs. Rochelle came to Hamilton when a young girl, and she had lived practically her entire life in this city. A member of the Ben Hur lodge, she had been prominently and actively connected with affairs of that organization for a number of years. She was beloved by all who knew her.  Continue reading “Mrs. Ida Rochelle Has Passed Away”

Mrs. Rochelle Laid To Rest

Mooseheart Legion Memorial at Home Preceding Funeral Services

Funeral services for Mrs. Nancy J. Rochelle, who died Sunday afternoon, were conducted Wednesday at 2 p.m. from the home, 877 Central avenue, with the Rev. J.S. Brinkman, pastor of First Baptist church, officiating. Interment was made at Greenwood cemetery.

The following were pallbearers: William Smith, Earl Wooley, Sidney Rochelle, Frank Carson and Clay Smith.

Many bereaved friends paid their final respects at the home Tuesday night. Numerous flowers bore testimony of her popularity. Members of the Mooseheart Legion visited the house in a body at 7:30 p.m. and conducted ritualistic memorial services.

Source: Hamilton Journal News, June 5, 1929.

Death Has Claimed Mrs. Rochelle

Following a long illness, Mrs. Nancy Rochelle, 59 years old, died at Fort Hamilton hospital yesterday morning at 1:20 o’clock. Mrs. Rochelle was born in Clinton county, but lived most of her life in Hamilton.

She is survived by the widower, John, who at one time operated an insurance office on Heaton street; two brothers, Perry and William Smith, of Clinton county; one sister, Mrs. Susie Bogen, of Harveysburg, Ohio; and one grandchild, Helen D. Rochelle. She was a member of the Mooseheart Legion and of the Foresters.

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Walter Rochelle

Walter S. Rochelle died at 8 o’clock Friday night at his home, 610 Heaton street of spinal meningitis following an attack of typhoid fever, at the age of 23 years.  He leaves a widow, a daughter, 5 years old, his parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Rochelle and brother.  The funeral will take place at the house Monday after at 4 o’clock, Rev. G.W. Bovard officiating.  Interment Greenwood.

Source:  Butler County Democrat, August 10, 1916.

Mrs. John Heigl Taken By Death

Mrs. Flora Rochelle Heigl, age 70, wife of John Heigl, died at 5 a.m. Thursday at their home, 946 Heaton street, of complications. She was well known, having lived here all her life.

Surviving are the bereaved widower, John Heigl; one daughter, Mrs. Irene Crowell, Cincinnati; three grandchildren; one brother, John Rochelle, of Hamilton, and many other relatives and friends. Mrs. Heigl, in poor health for some time, but, had been confined to her bed only two weeks.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday from the residence, 946 Heaton street, with Rev. G. Ziegler, pastor of the Immanuel Lutheran church, officiating. Burial, Greenwood. Friends may call after 3 p.m. Friday at the home.

Source: Hamilton Journal News, October 17, 1935.