Roxanne Alexander Tervort

1955 – 2022

Roxanne “Rocky” Louise Alexander Tervort died on February 23, 2022 in Truckee, California at the age of 67. She was born on January 29, 1955 to Kenneth Martin and Elsie Marie Alexander in Loyalton, California.

She is survived by her mother Elsie, her siblings Suzanne, Rebecca, Kenneth, Kathy, Christopher, Erin, Karin, and Nicholas; and by her grandchildren Kaydie and Hunter. She was precceded in death by her father Kenneth, her husband Daniel, and her sons Glenn and Wayne.

Rocky grew up in Loyalton with her eight brothers and sisters and made her mark as a fun and adventurous girl who loved horseback riding.

While attending Loyalton High School, Rocky spent time as a foreign exchange student in Mexico. After graduation, she married Danny Tervort in the Holy Rosary Catholic Church, and worked as a security guard at the Sierra Pacific Mill in Loyalton.

While they began their journey in Loyalton at the Lucky Hereford Ranch, they eventually set out to live in a variety of Nevada towns such as Green Gulch Ranch, Beawowe, Battle Mountain, Eureka, Tonopah, Fish Springs, Carlin, Ryndon, and Elko. During this time shebecame a mother and also had a career with the United States Postal Service. Happily for her, her friends, and her family, she moved back to Loyalton in 2019.

Throughout her life, Rocky remained an adventurer who enjoyed hunting and fishing. She was also known as a kind sould who looked out for others, such as through her creation of quilts, scarves and gloves for patients at the skilled nursing facility, and numerous gifts for friends and family.

In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate a donation to the Kenneth Martin Alexander Loyalton High School Scholarship. The Kenneth Martin Alexander Scholarship was established in honor of Rocky’s father and benefits graduates of the high school who enroll in any further training or education.

Mail tax-deductible donations to:

The Kenneth Martin Alexander LHS Scholarship

316 California Ave. #362

Reno, NV 89509

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