Friday, October 7, 2011



ADDRESS: Memorial Nursing & Rehab Center, Medford; A former township of Hammel resident

PLACE, DATE & TIME OF DEATH: 7:50 AM Friday, October 7 at Memorial Nursing & Rehab Center, Medford where he had resided for the past 4 ½ years

TIME & PLACE OF FUNERAL: 10:00 AM Tuesday, October 11 at Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Medford

OFFICIATING: Father Gerard Willger, Father Dennis Meulemans & Deacon Joe Stefancin

PLACE OF BURIAL: Holy Rosary Catholic Cemetery, Medford where there will be graveside military rites performed by the Medford Military Honors Team

VISITATION AT: Hemer Funeral Home, Medford from 4-8 PM on Monday, October 10 where there will be a 7:30 PM combination prayer/rosary service held that evening

DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH: May 24, 1922 at Milwaukee, WI

EDUCATION: Milwaukee & Town of Holway elementary schools

MARRIAGE INFORMATION: March 2, 1946 at Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Medford to Rita Jaent and she preceded him in death April 19, 2008

PRINCIPAL EVENTS IN LIFE: He was a US Navy veteran of WW II. After the service, he worked in the CCC Camps for a period of time. Then he farmed in the towns of Medford and Hammel for many years. While farming, he worked at Hurd Millwork, drove school bus and from 1967 until his retirement in 1987, he worked as a liaison between District Office and outlining schools for the Medford School District. They moved to Medford in 1993. He enjoyed woodworking, all sports, wintering in AZ, and playing with his grandchildren.

MEMBER OF: Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Medford; Medford Knights of Columbus; Medford VFW Post #5729

SURVIVING CHILDREN: 5 Daughters – Sue (Roger) Emmerich, Karen Baka & Kathy (Dan) Mayer , all of Medford, Mary Husemann of Inver Grove Heights, MN, & Donna Roberts of Apple Valley, MN
4 Sons – Clifford (Rochelle) Roberts of De Forest, Tom (Char) Roberts & Jerry (Karen) Roberts both of Medford, and Mark Roberts of Oshkosh


SURVIVING BROTHERS/SISTERS: 3 Brothers – Donald (Connie) Roberts of CA, Wesley (Marilyn) Roberts of FL, and Garon (Lois) Roberts of Keshena, WI
3 Sisters – La Verne Borchardt of Hartland, WI, Doloris (Alvin) Sova of Medford, and Virgiely Dax of Two Rivers, WI

DECEASED BROTHERS/SISTERS: Brother – Clifford Roberts & Sister – Adoree Brunner

DECEASED FATHER: Vernon S. Roberts, Sr. DECEASED MOTHER: Rose Eisert

PALLBEARERS: Grandsons – Allen & Todd Emmerich, Chad Baka, Matt Husemann, Justin Mayer, Scott, Clayton & Jeremy Roberts

OTHER INFORMATION: In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials to Holy Rosary Church or School, Medford
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