Jane B. Roecker (nee Greig)


Jane B. Roecker (nee Greig), 82, of the town of Barton, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2010, at her home surrounded by her loving family.
She was born on Jan. 2, 1928, in Iron River, Mich., to the late Charles and Ella (nee Bomaster) Greig. On Sept. 17, 1947, Jane was united in marriage to Edwin Roecker. Edwin preceded her in death in 1995.

Jane was involved in the Good Luck 4-H club when her children were growing up. She enjoyed gardening, canning, cooking and sewing. After her children were raised, Jane began working at West Bend Mutual until she retired in 1993.

She is survived by her seven children, Betty (Robert) Bergstrom of West Bend, Ronald (Patricia) Roecker of Allenton, Judy Roecker of West Bend, Susan (David) Kuckuk of Plymouth, Diane (Gary) Anger of La Grande, Ore., Douglas (Cecilia) Roecker of West Bend and Gary Roecker of Sturtevant; 10 grandchildren, Jeremy and Jodi Bergstrom, William (Stacey) Wittkowske, Michael Wittkowske, Wayne Roecker, Jennifer and Timothy Kuckuk, Brian, Trevor and Brandon Anger; one greatgrandson, Nolan Estes; her brother, James (Evelyn) Greig, of Iron River, Mich.; two sisters, Ella Mae Herman of Florence and Kathleen (Jack) Kangas of Iron River, Mich.; other relatives and dear friends.

Jane was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Edwin; and her three brothers, Richard, Donald and Thomas Greig.

A Mass of Christian burial in remembrance of Jane will be held on Friday, Jan. 29, at noon at Holy Angels Catholic Church, 138 N. 8th Ave., West Bend, with the Rev. Nathan Reesman officiating. Visitation will be at the Myrhum-Patten Funeral Home, 1315 W. Washington St., West Bend, on Thursday, Jan. 28, from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. and again Friday at the church from 11 a.m. until the time of the Mass. Burial will follow in Union Cemetery.

Online guest book and condolences may be found at
www.myrhum-patten.com.