Obituary – Loretta Rhoades

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Published Wednesday, August 3, 2022

Loretta Marie Rhoades was born November 2, 1963, in Columbia, Missouri, to Lester Eugene Sr. and Yvonne Agnes (Bruning) Rhoades.  

She passed away July 23, 2022, in Lamar at the age of 58.  The lives of Loretta, her ex-husband Roy Bock, and granddaughter Kiesha, were tragically taken, leaving behind family and friends to mourn their loss.

Loretta is survived by her grandson, Jamal Lee Graeff of Lamar; son, Jimmy Lee Graeff of Tulsa, Oklahoma; two brothers, Lester Eugene Rhoades of Cozad, Nebraska, and Raymond Rhoades of Missouri; two sisters, Brenda Sue Rhoades-Mordt and husband, Dave of Warrenton, of Missouri, and Karen Ann Rhoades-France of Lamar; and numerous nieces, nephews, and other family members and a host of friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; sister-in-law, Robin Scharr Rhoades; and brother-in-law, Cal France Jr.  Loretta and her ex-husband, Roy, were joined in heaven by their beautiful granddaughter, Kiesha Graeff, July 29, 2022.

Services are pending for Loretta Rhoades. Per the family's request, cremation will take place and there will be no visitation.

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