Roebke, Agatha M.
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Agatha M. Roebke, 91, Wayside Parkview Estates, passed away Thursday, August 09, 2012, at Appleton Medical Center, following a short illness. She was born August 16, 1920 in the Town of Rockland, daughter to the late Martin and Marcella (Coenen) Hendricks. Agatha married Melvin Roebke, August 17, 1938, and he preceded her in death in 1994. She retired from Nabisco, where she had worked for many years. Agatha was a lifetime member of the Wrightstown American Legion Auxiliary, St. John's Ev. Lutheran Church, where she was active in the Ladies Aid, and she loved going to her cottage in Crivitz.
She will be deeply missed by her three children: Robert (Sue) Roebke, Kaukauna; Audrey Roebke, Hilbert; and Gary (Carolyn) Roebke, Oak Creek, WI; grandchildren: Brian Roebke, Carrie Roebke, Jason (Ayako) Roebke, Jerry Sweere and fiancé, Allyson, Lori (David) Schwalenberg, John (Nancy) Roebke, Timothy (Chris-Ann) Roebke, Jennifer (Mark) Lillge; great-grandchildren: Alec, Austin, and Aaron Schwalenberg, Lily and Chrissy Roebke, Jacob and Gracie Lillge, and Yuria Roebke; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; granddaughter, Brenda Roebke; five brothers and two sisters.
Family and friends may call Monday, August 13, 2012 at St. John's Ev. Lutheran Church, Wrightstown, from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service at 11:30 a.m, with the Rev. Matthew Vik officiating. Interment will be in the church cemetery. Cotter Funeral Home is assisting the family. Online condolences may be expressed at www.cotterfuneralhome.com.
The family extends a special thank you to the staff at Wayside Parkview Estates, and to the doctors, nurses and staff at Appleton Medical Center, for all their wonderful care and compassion shown to Agatha and her family.
Published in Green Bay Press-Gazette from Aug. 10 to Aug. 12, 2012