Obituary: Evonne Darlene Rock

Obituary: Evonne Darlene RockEvonne Darlene Rock of Ridgecrest was called home to heaven on February 14, 2014. She was 75 years of age.

Memorial services will be held Feb. 24 at 10 a.m. at Grace Lutheran Church, Ridgecrest. Pastor Brynestad will officiate.

Evonne was born June 18, 1938, in Fargo, N.D. She moved from Fargo to Ridgecrest, with her family in 1980.

During recent years she enjoyed spending time with her family, worshiping at the All Faith Chapel and at Grace Lutheran Church, attending Bible study with her daughter, catching up with friends on her computer and visiting over the telephone.

Evonne was a devoted wife and loving mother. She will be greatly missed by her family and friends. Let us rejoice with her as she embraces her Heavenly Father.

Evonne is survived by her son, Dean Rock and wife Carmen of Oldsmar, Fla.; daughter, Lona Paterson and husband Michael of Ridgecrest; sister in law, Gloria Cox and husband Leroy of Prescott Valley, Ariz.; grandchildren, Ashley and Elyse Rock and Brennan, Galen, Niall, Ryan and Caitlin Paterson; and great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

She was proceeded in death by her beloved husband, Gerald Rock, who passed away in Sept. 20, 2007.

Interment was at Desert Memorial Park. The family requests that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to the American Lung Association.

Submitted by the family of Evonne Rock

Story First Published: 2014-02-19