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Lucille Roeske

May 21, 1937 — January 20, 2022

Lucille M. Roeske, of Wautoma was called home on January 20, 2022 at the age of 84.

She was born May 21, 1937 in the Town of Springfield, Marquette County the daughter of Adolph and Gladys (Swanlaw) Schwanke. She married Carl H. Roeske on August 27, 1960 in the Town of Springfield. He preceded her in death on February 28, 2015.

Lucille was employed at the former Union State Bank in Wautoma. She also was a nursing assistant at the Wautoma Hospital and later worked for many years at the Farm Services Agency in Wautoma. Lucille was a faithful active member of Grace Lutheran Church where she belonged to the Ladies Aid. She will be fondly remembered for her cooking and canning. Lucille loved being with family, especially her children and grandchildren.

She is survived by four children: Kevin Roeske, Walworth, Mark (Diane) Roeske, Bancroft, Debbie (Patrick) Miltimore, Necedah, David (Karen) Roeske, Wautoma; eight grandchildren: Ashley (Jesse) Daniels, Christopher (Amanda) Roeske,  Grace Miltimore, Maxwell Miltimore, Olivia Miltimore, Mackenzie Miltimore, Timothy Roeske, Michael Roeske; two great grandchildren: Zetta and Colton; one brother: Eugene Schwanke, Waupun; two sisters: Nancy (Romayn) Rote, Madison, Phyllis Kauffman, Madison; three sisters-in-law: Viola Schwanke, Coloma, Judy Schwanke, Washington State, and Karin Roeske, Connecticut. She is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents; one grandson: Matthew Roeske; three brothers: Harold (Claire) Schwanke, Jack Schwanke and Gail Schwanke; one sister: Betty (Edward) Solin; two sisters-in-law: Marjorie Schwanke and Doncy Roeske; one brother-in-law: Harold Roeske.

Private funeral services will be held on Friday, January 28, 2022 at Grace Lutheran Church, Township of Deerfield with Rev. Dale W. Bahls officiating. She will be laid to rest next to her husband at Grace Lutheran Cemetery.

If desired, memorials may be given to Grace Lutheran Church, W10805 County Road C Hancock, WI  54943. The Leikness Funeral Home of Wautoma is assisting the family with arrangements.

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