Mrs. Alice E.
Rokobrant, widow of T. H. Rokobrant, and one of the city’s
most widely known women, died at 7:00 o’clock Wednesday evening at her home,
379 west Broadway after an illness of three months. She had been in declining
health for several years and during the last month her condition had been
Thursday May 22, 1924
MRS. ALICE ROKOBRANT
DIED WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Death Followed Serious Illness
of One Month—Funeral Services Friday
Private funeral services will be held at 1:30 o’clock Friday afternoon,
from the late home, the Rev. E. H. Boldrey, pastor of the First M.E. church,
officiating. Burial will be made in Forest Hill cemetery, in charge of R. T.
Stewart, funeral director.
Mrs. Rokobrant, during the 18 years that she had resided in Shelbyville, had
been one of the most active women in club and social work. Her splendid
disposition and character, and her willingness to give every effort made her
most popular in the organizations with which she was identified. She was a
member of the First M. E. church, the Eastern Star lodge, the Shelby county
chapter of War Mothers, the Ladies’ Auxiliary of the American Legion, and the
She was born March 14, 1861, in Scipio, Indiana and at the time of death was
63 years, 2 months and 8 days old. Her marriage to T. H. Rokobrant took place on
October 13, 1881, and following their marriage, the couple resided in Madison,
Indiana, later moving to Coshocton, Ohio. From Coshocton they came to
Shelbyville. Mr. Rokobrant passed away on July 1, 1922.
Mrs. Rokobrant had been a resident of Shelbyville for 18 years, and had an
acquaintance that covered the entire community. Her friends in all parts of the
county will deeply regret the announcement of her death.
She is survived by one son,
G. C. Rokobrant, at home, one sister, Mrs. Sarah
E. Hardy of Toledo, Ohio and a niece, Miss Helen Williams, at home.
Contributed by Barb Huff