Carolyn Roncelli

  • BORN: July 4, 1941
  • DIED: August 8, 2016
  • LOCATION: Higginsville, Missouri

Carolyn Sue Roncelli, 75 of Higginsville, Missouri died on Monday, August 8, 2016, at Centerpoint Hospital in Independence, MO..

Born Friday, July 4, 1941 in Mokane, Missouri. She was the daughter of the late Joseph L. Derleth and Grace E. (James) Derleth. She married Steve Roncelli on October 14, 1960 and he survives of the home.

She lived in Lexington, MO where she was a sales clerk at several stores in the area and also a bookkeeper for Feldman's. She and her husband owned and operated several laundromats in Lexington. They moved to Higginsville in 1990 and she retired in 2003.

Surviving are three sons; David Allan Roncelli of Higginsville, MO, Danny (Leslie) Roncelli, Robbie (Michelle) Roncelli of Richmond, MO; her mother Grace Derleth of Dover, MO; one brother, Joe (Terry) Derleth of Dover, MO; two sisters, Pat Jenkins of Higginsville, MO and Jan (Bob) Schuster of Blackburn, MO; five grandchildren and one great granddaughter.

She was preceded in death by her father, Joseph Derleth and two brothers; Robert and Richard Derleth.

The family will receive friends from 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM on Monday, August 15, 2016, at Hoefer Funeral Home, Suggested memorial contributions are to Lafayette County Cancer Coalition.

Online condolences may be made to the family at

  • August 15, 2016
    6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
  • Hoefer Funeral Home
  • 1600 Main St.
  • Higginsville , MO 64037
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Posted by: Angie McCaughey

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