Louis James Rochat III, Retired, CW3 United States Army was born on July 20, 1949 at Fort Knox, Kentucky in a military hospital to post WWII military, depression era experienced parents. The first son and oldest sibling of LTC Louis James Rochat Jr. (Rocky) and Hermia Tyler Johnson (Johnnie).
His parents could not make it back to Texas in time for his birth but he considered San Saba, Texas home, where his grandparents, Louis James Rochat Sr. (Gaga) and Linnie Floyce Taylor (Mimi) owned and worked a ranch and farm unit that he dearly loved. His little brother is retired Army LTC Larry Lee Rochat (an Airborne Ranger and Aviator) and his sister Mary Madelyn Rochat.
He is also survived by the woman and the love of his life of 33 years, Ann. He has two fantastic daughters, Amy Huff and Celena Hendrix and two outstanding sons-in-law, James Huff and Michael Hendrix. He also has the best grandchildren in the world, McKenna Huff (Little Miss), Cade Huff, Tristan and Gabriella Hendrix.
The viewing was held on June 2, 2010 and services were held June 3, 2010 at Colonial Funeral Home Chapel in Universal City, Texas. Interment will be Tuesday, August 31, 2010 at 9:00 a.m. at Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia. He will be laid to rest with Military honors.