Oct. 14, 1935 — May 9, 2015
Kirsten Roug, age 79, passed away peacefully with family by her side on Saturday, May 9, 2015, at her home in Sherwood, Wisconsin. Kirsten was born in the town of Thisted, Denmark, on October 14, 1935, the daughter of Paul Thomas and Ester (Mller) Jensen. She married John Roug on October 16, 1954, in Copenhagen, Denmark.
They moved to Ixonia, Wisconsin in United States in 1955. Kirsten initially taught dance and was active with the Watertown, Wisconsin theatre and dance community. Kirsten began working at and then acquired Sun Steel Corporation in 1974 and sold it and retired in 1994.
Kirsten is survived by her two sons: Peter (Jan) Roug, Appleton, Wisconsin and Anton (Terri) Roug, Glen Ellyn, IL. She also has four grandchildren and three great grandchildren. She is further survived by a brother (Leif) and many nieces, relatives and friends.
Kirsten is preceded in death by her parents and husband John.
Kirsten ashes will be buried with John at Bethel Cemetery in Ixonia, Wisconsin.