Rochelle Dallas Dempsey was born Jan. 15, 1937, in Milwaukee, Wis., to Walter and Irmadell D. Grant and went to her eternal home July 8, 2013, in Spokane, with family by her side. She married Kevin Lee Dempsey July 7, 1956. Soon they left Milwaukee and moved to Willingburo, N. J., where Kevin worked for RCA and Rochelle worked for Macmillian Book Co. until she moved to Othello in 1990. Rochelle worked for Othello Community Library and Mid-Columbia Library until she retired in 2011. Rochelle is preceded in death by her father Walter Grant, mother Irmadell D. Grant, former husband Kevin Lee Dempsey and granddaughter Erin Dempsey. She is survived by her son Kevin Walter Dempsey; daughter Lynette Lois Campbell; grandchildren Meredith Dempsey, Danielle N. Campbell, D.C. Campbell and Jenna Campbell; great-grandson Garrett Campbell; and sister Lois A. Hunt. A memorial service was held Friday, July 12, at the Othello Church of the Nazarene. Danekas Funeral Home is entrusted with her arrangements.