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Barbara "Bobbie" Roellig


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Barbara "Bobbie" Roellig Obituary
Barbara "Bobbie," Roellig, nee Rogers, 72, Union, entered into eternal rest Thursday, Oct. 26, 2017.

Barbara was born Aug. 9, 1945, in St. Louis, to parents Orville "Mac" Rogers and Gertrude, nee Kehner, Rogers. Barbara spent her childhood in House Springs, graduating from Northwest High School in Cedar Hill. She married Ronald Roellig Sr., of House Springs, Jan. 19, 1962, in Fenton, and the marriage was blessed with two sons and three daughters.

Along with being a full-time homemaker, Barbara enjoyed a successful career as a supervisor III for the state of Missouri's Division of Employment Security. She retired in September 2003. Barbara found immense joy spending time with her family while hosting family get-togethers and cooking for holiday celebrations. One of her favorite pastimes was spending as much time as possible with her grandchildren. She also enjoyed reading, making ceramics, traveling with family and friends and visiting casinos for a little gambling. Her favorite places to travel included Branson, Las Vegas, Miami and New York, which she once visited with her granddaughter, Paige, along with her best friend, Barb, and Barb's granddaughter, Amanda.

She is survived by four children, Ronald Roellig (Lindsey), Eureka, Jason Roellig (Monica), Union, Rhonda Walsh, St. Louis, and Dawn Weitlauf (Wade), O'Fallon, Ill.; ^her mother, Gertrude Rogers, Union; a brother, George Rogers (Brenda), St. Peters; a brother-in-law, Michael Roellig (Kayla), House Springs; 10 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; her special friend, Barb Barlish (Dewey); other relatives and friends.

Barbara was preceded in death by Ron Roellig, her beloved husband of 55 years; a daughter, Kimberly Zimmermann; son-in-law, Thomas Walsh; her father, Orville Rogers; and a sister, Wanda Rogers, who died in infancy. Visitation was held Monday, Oct. 30, from 4 to 7 p.m. at Oltmann Funeral Home, Union.

Funeral services were held at the funeral home Tuesday, Oct. 31, at 10 a.m., with the Rev. Lance Langenberg officiating.

Burial followed at Midlawn Cemetery, Union.

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The Roellig family was served by Oltmann Funeral Home, Union.
Published in The Missourian on Nov. 1, 2017
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