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Phyllis Rocha

July 11, 1949 — February 3, 2024

Topeka

Phyllis Rocha, 74, of Topeka, passed away on Saturday, February 3, 2024, at Lexington Park Health & Rehab.

She was born July 11, 1949, in Topeka, to Rudolph and Beatrice Ramirez Rocha.  Phyllis graduated from Topeka High School in 1967.

She worked as a paraprofessional with District 501.

Phyllis attended St. Joseph Catholic Church and her faith was very important to her.  She enjoyed cooking, sewing, crafting, collecting stuffed bears, and dancing.  She was a Kansas City Chiefs and Kansas State fan.

She is survived by five sons, John Hernandez (Svetlana) of Kansas City, Kansas, Phillip Hernandez of Topeka, Kansas, Nicholas Hernandez of Topeka, Kansas, Andrew Hernandez of Denver, Colorado, and James Hernandez of Denver, Colorado; four brothers; five sisters; seventeen grandchildren; and two great grandchildren.

Phyllis was preceded in death by her parents; sister, Nicki Hidalgo; and granddaughter, Sophia Hernandez.

A rosary will be prayed at 6:00pm on Wednesday, February 7, at Brennan-Mathena Funeral Home.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00am, Thursday, February 8, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Topeka, Kansas.

The family suggests memorial contributions to St. Joseph Catholic Church, sent in care of Brennan-Mathena Funeral Home, 800 SW 6th Ave. Topeka, KS 66603.


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Rosary

Wednesday, February 7, 2024

Starts at 6:00 pm (Central time)

Brennan Mathena Funeral Home

800 SW 6th Avenue, Topeka, KS 66603

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Mass of Christian Burial

Thursday, February 8, 2024

10:00 - 11:00 am (Central time)

St. Joseph Catholic Church

227 SW Van Buren St, Topeka, KS 66603

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