obit: Glynda McCarty Rochen
Glynda Rochen, age 74, of Houston, died November 30, 2011 after a long battle with an auto-immune disease. She died peacefully at home. Leon Rochen, her husband and protector of 53 years, was at her side.
Glynda was born in Ada, OK to Glynn and Lil McCarty. Later, they moved to Ft. Worth, where she spent her early years and received her education. She was employed by Pure Oil Company when Glynda and Leon married in 1958.
She is survived by her husband, Leon and two sons: Jeff Rochen, his wife Shari and granddaughter Natalie, of Houston; Terry Rochen, his wife Angie and granddaughter Sarah, of Mansfield.
A memorial will be held in Houston with burial in Ft. Worth. In lieu of flowers, Glynda appreciates donations be made to a charity of your choice of Make-A-Wish Foundation, 1604 Bissonnet, Houston, TX 77005.
Published in Houston Chronicle on December 4, 2011