Rosa Mae Stokeld

June 3, 1926 ~ April 26, 2011

Mrs. Rosa Mae Stokeld, 84, passed away Tuesday, April 26, 2011 with her family by her side. She was a native of New Iberia and a resident of Lake Charles. Her Family was her joy and they meant the most to her. She also enjoyed cooking and making people eat.

Mrs. Stokeld is survived by her husband of 61 years, LeRoy "Sonny" Stokeld; three children, Wayne "Danny" Stokeld, David Stokeld and wife Margaret Daigre Stokeld, Linda Stokeld Christian and husband Byron all of Lake Charles; two grandchildren, Chad Christian of Houston and Amanda Christian of Lake Charles; one brother, Roland Pesson of Ragley; 3 grand dogs and 2 grand cats; countless number of nieces and nephews.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Olivia and Dennis Pesson; three siblings, Ruby Pesson McDonnell Veillon, Roy Pesson, and Rena Pesson Gastinnel.

Funeral service will be held Friday, April 29, 2011 at 10:00AM in Johnson Funeral Home. Father Bill Miller and Deacon Dan Landry will officiate. Burial will follow in Prien Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation will be held Thursday from 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM with a rosary at 7:00 PM. Visitation will continue Friday from 8:00 AM until time of service.

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  1. Aunt Rosie will be missed. She was a wonderful loving lady.Our condolences and love to the whole family.Philip and Barbara Domingues

  2. I am so sorry to hear about Mrs. Stokeld's passing. She was always so nice and I enjoyed my visits with her. She will be missed by all who knew her. My prayers are with her family.

  3. I met Rose and Sonny as a home heath nurse who saw Danny. Her love and dedication to her special needs child was an inspiration to me.For the holidays,I always left with a sample of all her cookies and candy.Rose made me feel like a member of the family. I will always remember this remarkable woman.

  4. Know that you are all in my prayers. I have loved Ms Rose for as long as I remember such a sweet loving lady. Her laugh would make any body laugh you just had to join in. Now she can make everybody in heaven smile. God bless you all. Little Millie (Lisa's friend)

  5. Margaret Ann, I am so sorry to hear about your mother-in-law's passing. I didn't know until Aunt Bessie Lee called me today. You and your family are in my prayers. Judy

  6. Rosa was indeed an angel. She was like a sister to my sister, Norma. I am so sorry for your loss. My condolences to all the family.

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