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Official Obituary of

Earl Wayne Rocheford

August 5, 1942 ~ March 25, 2024 (age 81) 81 Years Old

Earl Rocheford Obituary

Earl W. Rocheford 81 of Aitkin, MN passed away Monday March 25th, 2024. He was born in Minneapolis, MN son of Walter and Gertrude Rocheford. Earl served in the United States Air Force. Earl spent his entire career working for the Federal Aviation Association. In retirement he served his community as a member of the Aitkin Lions Club.

Earl was preceded in death by his parents and sister Gale Rocheford. He is survived by brother Paul (Myra) Rocheford, sister Kay (David) Martin, Special niece Darla (Steven) Gronlund, Nephews David D.W. (Christine) Martin, David (Kimberly) Rocheford, Michael (Joanne) Rocheford, Nieces Kathie Rocheford, Christine Rocheford and many other great-nieces and great-nephews. Earl Treasured being “Grandpa Bear” to Adam and Aaron Gronlund.

Earl enjoyed many outdoor activities. Some of his favorites were fishing, hunting, camping, gardening and fixing/building things in his garage.

Services will be Friday, April 12, 2024 at 3 P.M. in Sorensen-Root-Thompson Funeral Home, Aitkin with Pastor Dallas Smith officiating.  Visitation will be 1 hour prior to the service.  Military Honors will be provided by Aitkin American Legion Post #86 and Aitkin V.F.W. Post #1727 immediately following the service.  Graveside services will be held Thursday, April 18th at 1 PM at Washburn-McReavy Glen Haven Memorial Gardens (meet at the Garden of The Apostles), Crystal.  To leave a message of condolence, visit  Arrangements are with Sorensen-Root-Thompson Funeral Home, Aitkin.

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April 12, 2024

2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Sorensen-Root-Thompson Funeral Home and Cremation Service
31 Minnesota Ave S.
Aitkin, MN 56431

Funeral Service
April 12, 2024

3:00 PM
Sorensen-Root-Thompson Funeral Home and Cremation Service
31 Minnesota Ave S.
Aitkin, MN 56431


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