Esther V. Roquette, 92, West Fargo, ND died Friday, February 29, 2008 at Bethany Home?s Fargo, ND under the care of Hospice of the Red River Valley.
Esther Morris was born Oct. 7, 1915 at Grove Lake, MN to Frank and Mary Morris. She grew up on a farm near Sauk Centre and Osakis, MN. Esther married Kenneth F. Roquette in Osakis. The couple lived in Osakis before moving to Kellogg, ID in the late 1930?s. They returned to Osakis, and later Sauk Centre where her husband Kenneth operated a trucking business. The couple moved to West Fargo in 1955. Esther worked as a Senior Companion in the area for 22 years, retiring in 2007. Her husband Kenneth died in 1992.
Esther enjoyed the outdoors, camping, fishing and the mountains. She also loved traveling and playing cards.
She is survived by two sons, Phillip (Betty) Roquette, West Fargo, ND and Gene Roquette, Missoula, MT; two daughters, Mary Lou (Lenis) Fischer, Gibbon, MN and Beverly (Elton) Hittle, Sauk Centre, MN; 29 grandchildren and many great grandchildren and great-great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, a son Kenneth Jr., daughter, Carol Martins and seven brother and sisters.
Memorial Service: Thursday, March 6, at 1:00 p.m. in St. Andrew Lutheran Church. West Fargo, ND
Burial: Sunset Memorial Gardens, Fargo, ND
Arrangements entrusted to Boulger Funeral Home, Fargo, ND. On line guestbook at www.boulgerfuneralhome.com.