Lydia LaRocha, 103

Mrs. Lydia "Mimi" LaRocha of Grafton passed away unexpectedly at her residence on Monday, Aug. 20, 2012, at the age of 103.

Lydia grew up in Sheboygan, later moving to Milwaukee. She has spent the last 25 years in Grafton.

Lydia is survived by her son, Floyd (Patricia); and grandchildren, Tammy (Ron) White and Dean LaRocha. She is further survived by her great-grandchildren, Rachel and Marissa White, Alec LaRocha and Ashley (Michael) Johnson; and other relatives and friends.

Lydia was preceded in death by her husband, Paul; her sister, Emily; her brother, John; and her parents Phillip and Marie Pfister.

Lydia will be long remembered for her great Italian cooking, humor, compassion and love of her family. She will be greatly missed by her family, friends, relatives and all who knew her.

Private memorial services will be held at a future date.

The Eernisse Funeral Home, Cedarburg, is assisting the family. Online condolences may be left at