Funeral: 10 a.m. Thursday in Greenwood Garden Chapel. Interment: 2 p.m. Friday in Gonzales Masonic Cemetery in Gonzales. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Greenwood Funeral Home.
Leah was born Dec. 29, 1915, in Silsbee to Leila Leggett Rochelle and Dr. Major Paul Rochelle. She was educated in Gonzales and graduated from Sul Ross State University in Alpine. She married Alfred E. Schaefer on May 6, 1945.
Leah was employed at Masonic Home and School of Texas for 28 years and retired in 1980.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Alfred E. Schaefer; and her brother, Major Paul Jr.
Survivors: Cousins and friends.
Published in the Star-Telegram on 12/3/2008
- 29 Dec 1914 - Birth - ; Hardin Co., Texas
- 1 Dec 2008 - Death -
|PARENT (M) Major Paul Rochelle Sr.|
|Birth||03 Sep 1891||Bowie Co., Texas|
|Death||5 Jul 1975||Gonzales, Texas|
|Marriage||20 Sep 1914||to Lelia Leggett at Livingston, Polk Co., Texas|
|Father||Charles Henry Rochelle|
|Mother||Addie Georgia Ball|
|PARENT (U) Lelia Leggett|
|Birth||20 Nov 1892||Polk Co., Texas|
|Marriage||20 Sep 1914||to Major Paul Rochelle Sr. at Livingston, Polk Co., Texas|
|Birth||29 Dec 1914||Hardin Co., Texas|
|Death||1 Dec 2008|
|Marriage||to Alfred E Schaefer|