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Ellen Van Erkelens Rokusek

August 3, 1964 January 30, 2020
Ellen Van Erkelens Rokusek
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Obituary for Ellen Van Erkelens Rokusek

Ellen Van Erkelens Rokusek of Chapin, SC, 55 years of age, died on Thursday, January 30, 2020.

Born on August 3, 1964, in Ellecom, Netherlands, she was a daughter of Chris Kok Van Erkelens and the late Rudolf Frits Van Erkelens.

She was a graduate of Irmo High School and Midlands Technical College. In 1992, she married Quent Rokusek.

Ellen was a pillar of strength and a ray of sunshine for everyone that knew her. Her fiery locks of hair were only trumped by her magnetic personality and compassion for others.

Survivors include her husband of 28 years, Quentin “Quent” Rokusek; mother Chris Van Erkelens of Chapin; son, Devin Quentin Rokusek of Chapin; siblings, Rudy Van Erkelens of Atlanta, GA and Kiki Van Erkelens of Irmo; and her beloved dogs, Kyaus and D’ Artagnan.

A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, February 8 at 10:30 AM
at Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church,195 Amick's Ferry Road, Chapin, SC 29036.

Memorials are suggested to Locks of Love at or to the Bernese Mountain Dog Rescue at

Memories and condolences can be shared with the family at

Whitaker Funeral Home of Newberry is assisting the family.

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10:30 AM 2/8/2020 10:30:00 AM
Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church

195 Amicks Ferry Rd
Chapin, SC

Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church
195 Amicks Ferry Rd Chapin SC
United States

Memorial Contribution

Berner-Garde Foundation

Locks of Love


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