Phillip M. Roquette, age 74, of West Fargo, ND went home to be with his Heavenly Father while he was surrounded by his family on Father’s Day, Sunday, June 19, 2016 at Vibra Hospital in Fargo.
Phillip was born August 9, 1941 at home in Osakis, MN to Kenneth and Esther (Morris) Roquette. He grew up in Sauk Center, MN and drove truck for his father. Phillip and Betty Lou Dirschel were united in marriage on September 12, 1964 at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Sauk Center. They moved to West Fargo where they made their home. Phillip worked for the West Fargo Police Department as a dispatcher from 1968 to 2009. They had one daughter, Rochel in 1972.
He is survived by his wife Betty Lou; daughter, Rochel (Brian) Thiessen; grandchildren: Laken Thiessen (Casey); and Zacory (Kara) Thiessen; and one great-granddaughter, Ella Thiessen; his siblings: Gene; Mary Lou (Lenis) Fischer; and Beverly (Elton) Hittle.
Phillip was preceded in death by his parents; his brother, Kenneth Jr. and a sister, Carol Martins.
A Memorial Service will be held at 10:30am with a visitation one hour prior to services on Saturday, July 2, 2016 at St. Andrew Lutheran Church, West Fargo.