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Services Monday for Phyllis E. Roeske, 85

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Phyllis E. Roeske, 85, of Boone Grove, passed away Wednesday, January 24, 2018.

She was born August 31, 1932, to Edward and Elizabeth (Suancar) Schlobohm and graduated from Portage High School.

Her career included cooking at Boone Grove and Immanuel Lutheran Schools, serving in the Ad Department at the Vidette-Messenger and Philips Ace Hardware in Valparaiso. She was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church, Kouts, and the Pinochle Club for over 50 years with former Rural Youth members. Phyllis enjoyed reading and visits with her grand-dog “Gretta”.

On September 6, 1952, she married Carl Roeske who preceded her in death in 2007.

Survivors include their sons: Brian (Sharon) Roeske, David (Pam) Roeske, Mike (Sofie) Roeske, Ron (Carol) Roeske, brother, John (Linnea) Schlobohm, 10 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

A visitation will be held Sunday, from 1 to 4 p.m., at Moeller Funeral Home, Valparaiso.

The funeral service will begin at 10:30 a.m. Monday at the funeral home, with Rev. Robert Hauter officiating. Burial following at McCool Cemetery.

Memorial donations may be made to St. Paul’s Lutheran Church or Duneland Dialysis.



Posted 1/25/2018




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