David J. Rochford

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David J. Rochford, age 35 of New Hampton, IA formerly of Fredericksburg, IA passed away on Saturday, October 31, 2015 at Mercy Medical Center in New Hampton. David Joseph Rochford was born on May 21, 1980 in New Hampton, IA. He attended and graduated from Fredericksburg High School. He attended Riverland Community College in Austin, MN. After his schooling, David began working for Alliant Pipeline and John Deere. He was currently employed at Bay Valley Foods in New Hampton. On August 7, 2010, David was united in marriage to his loving wife, Marcy Worple at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in New Hampton. The couple made their home in New Hampton where David and Marcy welcomed three beautiful daughters, Rylie, Addie and Averie. He enjoyed fishing, gardening, traveling, mushroom hunting, playing his Xbox, cheering on his favorite teams which were the Texas Longhorns and Miami Dolphins and cooking. His family was his pride and joy and he loved being a father and husband. David will always be remembered for loving life, his sense of humor and sharing his bright smile to light up every room. Left to cherish David’s memory are his loving wife, Marcy Rochford of New Hampton; his beautiful daughters, Rylie, Addie and Averie; his parents, Tom and Kathy Rochford of Fredericksburg, IA; Mike Grahlman of Missouri; his brothers, Dale (Jackie) Rochford of New Hampton, Nathaniel Rochford and Jeff Rochford both of Fredericksburg, IA; grandparents, May Schoessler, and Josephine Rochford both of Sumner, IA; mother-in-law, Nancy Worple of Elma, IA; his sisters-in-law, Shawna (Mark) Abbas of New Hampton and Courtney Worple of Rochester, MN; many nieces, nephews and numerous extended family. Preceding him in death was his grandfathers, William Schoessler, James Rochford and Dale Grahlman; his brother, William Bolte and his father-in-law, Craig Worple.

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  1. Marcy, Riley ,Addie, Averie and Rochford family, I’m so sorry for your loss. Your all in my thoughts and Prayers.

  2. My condolences to the family. Dave was a funny and kind person. He was a constant presence in my teen years and then later, my neighbor. I will never forget how his face lit up when he spoke of his wife. May he rest in peace and his family persevere knowing he will most certainly be watching over you.

  3. Such a good, kind man–what a tremendous loss for all who loved him and all who knew him! Our prayers are with you, Marcy and the girls, Kathy and Tom and all the family.
    Mary Sharon and Joe Peraud

  4. Thoughts and prayers to family and loved ones. Such a nice young man and loving husband and father. So sorry for the loss of this great person.

  5. To the entire Rochford family, our deepest sympathy to all of you. We will keep all of you in our thoughts and prayers. Our Bay Valley Foods family lost a good friend and an even better man. Bill and Linda Flick

  6. We are terribly sorry for your loss. May God bless your family and his beautiful daughters during this time of sarrow and forever. Lacy and Chris Carolan Family.

  7. You all have our heartfelt sympathies and prayers. Such a sincerely loving father, husband and son will be so sadly missed by all. May God be with us all through this very sorrowful time.

  8. God Bless all of you & may Love, Faith & Prayers give you the strength to sustain during this sad time of loss. One tries to imagine why God took home such a loving, wonderful young man. He has definitely allowed his love of life, marriage & family to transcend his Spirit of Joy & Pride. He will be watching over his wife & children from Heaven. Keep his memories alive through his children, joys in life, holidays & traditions. Prayers & Love. Deb & Don Morrison and Courteney & Ron Boenig and Zac & Dillon Refshauge

  9. Kathy and Tom, I am sorry for your loss .My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. God Bless you and your family.

  10. Marcy and family – I am so very sorry for your loss. I pray that God wraps his loving arms around you all and gives you strength and comfort.

  11. May the love and support from family and friends help you all through this difficult time. Dave was a wonderful co-worker and loved talking about his family. He was very proud of his daughters. He will be greatly missed by all. Our thoughts and prayers go out to you all.

  12. Please accept our sympathy on the loss of your dear husband, father, son, and brother. David was always friendly and it was obvious he was a good dad.

  13. To Marcy and the girls you have our deepest sympathy. So sorry. David was a great guy and a proud father. Our thoughts and prayers go out to you and the family. I know he will be deeply missed by all. May God Bless all. Jim & Karen Dagit

  14. Words are not enough to express during your time of heart wrenching sorry. I am asking God to embrace you and all your family in His arms now and for ever more. Love and hugs from Aunt Kathy

  15. Marcy & girls…you are constantly in my thoughts, as you try and navigate this difficult time. Dave was one of the best people I have ever had the pleasure of knowing, and it was so apparent to anyone who knew him just how much he adored you and the girls, by the giant smile on his face whenever he spoke of you all. This is just not fair, but know that you have many people to lean on today and in the days & years to come. Much love to you.

  16. Marcy and family, I am at a loss for words, but know that I am thinking of you and your family. Life isn’t fair at times and we wonder the reason for times like this. Only God knows what his plans are for you. Lean on your faith and family. Hugs and love to you all!

  17. Marcy and Family…..There really aren’t any perfect words in a situation like this. Just know that you are in our thoughts and prayers, and all the people that know and care about you feel the same. Dave was a great guy. He will be missed by many. Thinking of you.

  18. Marcy and girls, Tom and Kathy, Dale, Nate and Jeff and to the rest of the family, There are not words to comprehend what you are going through right now. We have known Dave since he was a kid and he has always been a great person. He loved his family so much and they were the world to him. If there is anything that we can do for you please let us know. Our hearts and prayers go out to you.

  19. Marcy, Riley, Addie, Averie, and all of David’s Family and Friends, You are all in our thoughts and prayers. David was a kind and loving husband and “daddy”. His smile could light up a room and it was always obvious how much his girls love their “daddy”! He will be greatly missed. Hold onto all your wonderful memories.

  20. My heart is very heavy and goes out to all of Dave’s family and friends! Dave was always so proud of his family, telling us how Marcy and the girls were doing and keeping me up to date on the rest of the family. He was great to work with and his smile, and positive attitude will be missed!

    Thoughts and prayers!

    Bob and Debbie Sanford

  21. No matter what kind of day you had, David could always make you laugh… Marcy and the girls are lucky to call him their husband/dad. Love you David, and you will be forever missed!

  22. Marcy and girls,
    You have our deepest sympathy for the loss of your husband and father. We are certain the road ahead looks insurmountable at this time, but lean on your family and friends as they are more than willing to support you in any way. We will keep you in our prayers. May God wrap his loving arms around you and bring you comfort.
    Joe and Sharon Haskovec

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