- April 16, 1938 - February 16, 2013
- Combined Locks, Wisconsin
of Jean's Passing
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“To the family of Jean Roehr: your Mom and I taught at WCTC in the 1970's then we moved to Sheboygan .i taught at lakeshore Tech college
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1 of 13 | Posted by: Claudette Forss - Sheboygan,, WI
“Our visit with Jean last summer will be in our memory for ever.
She was a wonderful friend for many years, camping, playing bridge and just...Read More »
2 of 13 | Posted by: John and Kay Hoirihan - Naples, FL
“We so enjoyed singing with Jean in the Bethel Hill UMC church choir. She was partial to the songs that had a little more "pep". May you receive peace...Read More »
3 of 13 | Posted by: Mary and Bill Watt - Waukesha, WI
“I was unsure that this was the same Jean Roehr but one glance at her photo assured me it was. This lady was a true mentor to me while attending ADN...Read More »
4 of 13 | Posted by: Ann Thuot - Burlington, WI
“I knew Jean as a fellow TOPS member for many years. I admired her spunk as well as her friendliness. My condolences on your loss. May you be...Read More »
5 of 13 | Posted by: Sally Thomson - Appleton, WI
“Dear Beth, Sue and Patty,
May God's love surround you and your families with His comfort and peace.
Our thoughts and prayers are with you. In...Read More »
6 of 13 | Posted by: Don and Florence Makkoo - WI
“There are no words that can ease the pain of loss, but know that it does get better. Jean will live on in the hearts and memories of all who loved...Read More »
7 of 13 | Posted by: Deb & Steve Schroeder - IL
“To Patty and Family -
I am very sorry for your loss. Based on what I see in my friend Patty and her family, her mother did a great job of raising...Read More »
8 of 13 | Posted by: Molly Wilder - Chenoa, IL
“I had not known Jean long, but always admired her forthright, cheerful attitude. It was my honor and privilege to sing in the choir with her. I...Read More »
9 of 13 | Posted by: Susan and Jim Carr - Kaukauna, WI
“Sue, Chuck, Mason, Mitchell (and family). So very sorry to hear of Jean's passing. She was a delight to take care of and I'll miss seeing her cute...Read More »
10 of 13 | Posted by: Nicole Lindsey - Appleton, WI
“Patty et.al. I am so sorry to read of your loss.
11 of 13 | Posted by: Nancy Lind - Normal, IL - Friend
“To everyone who knew Jean, please accept my deepest sympathy. Jean has always been a remarkable person with a great sense of compassion, humor and ...Read More »
12 of 13 | Posted by: Susan Bellinghausen Groechel - CA
“Beth, Susie, and Patty
Although I will not be able to attend Aunt Jean's funeral, please know that I am truly sorry for your loss. Your mom was...Read More »
13 of 13 | Posted by: Christine (Roehr) Smith - York, PA
Jean A. Roehr, age 74, of Combined Locks, passed away on Saturday, February 16, 2013. She was born on April 16, 1938, to the late Ole and Arlene Rosenquist. Jean was a graduate of Rufus King High School in Milwaukee and later received a Bachelor's Degree in Nursing from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a Master's Degree from Marquette. She married her high school sweetheart, Kent Roehr, on June 11, 1960, and spent 48 years together. Jean was a member of Peace United Methodist Church, Kaukauna, and volunteered frequently in the health community. She was very passionate about music and education, but what she enjoyed the most was being a part of her grandchildren's lives.
Jean is survived by her daughters: Beth (Chuck) Sauder of Appleton; Sue Laughrin of DePere; Patty (Mike) Michels of Bloomington, Illinois; grandchildren: Lauren (fiancé Blake Jansen), Thomas (special friend Ali Vadeboncoeur), Mason, and Mitchell Sauder; Michaela Laughrin; Chris and Jess Michels; brother-in-law: Ron Roehr, nieces, nephews, and many dear friends. She was preceded in death by her husband; her parents; her sisters, Claire Dunkin and Lynne Jeffers; and her son-in-law, Mike Laughrin.
Funeral services for Jean will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 23, 2013, at PEACE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 2300 Wisconsin Avenue, Kaukauna, with Rev. Lucretia Fehrmann officiating. Friends may call directly at church from 1:00 p.m. until the time of service. In lieu of flowers, memorials to the American Cancer Society would be appreciated.
The family would like to extend a special thanks to the nursing staffs at St. Paul Rehabilitation Center and St. Elizabeth's Hospital.