"Bub" Roquet turns 85
Arnold "Bub" Roquet will celebrate his 85th birthday on Sunday, July 10. A family dinner is being planned in his honor.
Bub was born on July 10, 1926 to George and Bernice Roquet. He married Marjorie Brooks on May 15, 1949.
Bub and Marjorie are the parents of Candice (Curt)Wilson, Sherrard and Trudy (Dennis) Litwiler, Aledo. A son, Bradley, died of Leukemia in 1967. They have five grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren with the 7th due in July.
Bub was in the Air Force for two years before entering into partnership with his father. Together they owned and operated Roquet Produce and Feed store in New Windsor for 17 years. He then was employed as Postmaster of New Windsor for 25 years, retiring in 1988. Bub has been a life member of New Windsor Presbyterian Church. He is active in the American Legion and New Windsor Fair Board.