Friday, April 24, 2015


Joan G. (Roiger) McCluskey

age 83

of Rib Lake, formerly of Rochelle, IL, passed away on April 23, 2015 at Aspirus Care & Rehab in Medford surrounded by her loving family and under the care of Hope Hospice.
Joan was born on January 28, 1932 in Chicago, IL. She was preceded in death by her parents Mike and Genevieve Roiger. Joan was united in marriage to Daniel McCluskey on June 25, 1953 at St. Ann’s Church in the Township of Greenwood. She is survived by her husband and their loving children: Daniel (Pam) McCluskey, Jr. of Sturgeon Bay, Dennis McCluskey of South Bend, IN, Jeffrey (Cindy) McCluskey of Rochelle, IL, Susan (Edward) Worley of Chana, IL and JoAnn (Danny) Martinez of Schaumburg, IL; 14 grandchildren and 1 great grandchild; brothers and sisters: Michael (Donna) Roiger, Mary (Robert) Lamberty, Jerry (Edie) Roiger, Joseph (Joanne) Roiger,Rosemary Heier all of Medford and Ann (Jerry) Judnic of Rib Lake
Joan graduated from Rib Lake High school in 1950. After graduation she moved to Chicago where she was employed as a loan officer at Tallman Federal Bank. Joan and Dan lived in Chicago until moving to Oak Lawn, IL in 1959. After the family moved to Rochelle, IL in 1971, she worked as a secretary for the Ogle County State’s Attorney and later became a real estate agent for Nink Realty until retiring to Rib Lake in 2001. Joan enjoyed crocheting, gardening, golfing, canning, playing Bridge, fishing, cooking and traveling with her family. Her greatest accomplishment was raising her five children. Joan will be deeply missed by her family and many fond memories will continue to be shared by her husband, children and grandchildren.
Visitation will be held at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church, Whittlesey, WI on May 2, 2015 from 8:00 A.M. until time of services. Funeral Mass will be at 10:00 A.M. with Father Gerard Willger and Deacon Joseph Stefancin officiating. Burial will take place at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Cemetery in Whittlesey, WI.

Hemer Funeral Homes of Medford and Rib Lake assisted the family with the funeral arrangements. In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to her family to be designated at a later date in Joan’s name.

The family would like to thank the compassionate staff of unit #3 at Aspirus Medford Hospital for their loving care during her illness.

For those traveling from out of town, Joan’s family would like to recommend lodging at Camp 28 in Rib Lake 720 State Highway 102, Rib Lake, WI 54470

or Boarders Inn & Suites in Medford 435 S 8th St., Medford, WI 54451
Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church Address: W5409 Whittlesey Ave Medford, WI 54451 (715) 748-6644