Roxanne A. Lanser, 59
Sept. 16, 1956 — April 30, 2016
Roxanne A. Lanser, 59, went to meet her Lord on Saturday, April 30, 2016, at Forest Haven in Fredonia. She was born Sept. 16, 1956, to Harland and Arline (nee Budahn) Justman. Roxanne and Ronnie were united in marriage Nov. 26, 1983, at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in West Bend.
Roxanne graduated from West Bend East High School in 1974 and went on to obtain a degree as a surgical technician. She worked at various hospitals and clinics. The last hospital she was employed at was Columbia St. Mary’s in Mequon. Roxanne also assisted her husband Ronnie with his masonry business. Roxanne enjoyed various types of music, playing cards, watching Milwaukee Brewers games and dancing. Roxanne was involved in many organizations including The American Legion Auxiliary post 410 Fredonia. She was a former member of the Fredonia Lioness Club and a charter member with her husband Ronnie of the Waubeka Flag Day Foundation. Roxanne was a fun-loving person with a big heart.
Roxanne is survived by her loving husband, Ronnie; her mother, Arline Justman of West Bend: and siblings-in-law, Katie (Paul) Bialzik of Cedarburg, Margie (Bob) Schinker of West Bend, Monnie (Jim) Gantner of Grafton, Mary Jo Lanser of Brookfield, Rick Lanser of Belgium, Larry (Rita) Lanser of Belgium, Jane (Ken) Smith of Canton, Georgia, John Lanser of Fredonia, Linda (Joe) Pigeon of Cedarburg and Lori (Paul) Barthelemy of Grafton. She is further survived by many other relatives and friends. Roxanne is preceded in death by her father, Harland; sister, Cynthia; and her parents-in-law, Norbert and Johanna Lanser.
A service will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, May 5, at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church (777 Indiana Ave., West Bend, WI 53095). Visitation will be held from 3-7 p.m. Wednesday, May 4, at the Eernisse Funeral Home (1600 W. Grand Ave., Port Washington, WI 53074) and prior to the service from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Thursday at the church. Roxanne will be laid to rest during a private family committal Friday, May 6, at St. Rose Lima Catholic Cemetery in Fredonia. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials be sent to the St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital or a charity of your choice.
The family would like to extend a special thank you to all the caregivers who offered so much care and compassion to Roxanne during her illness and especially to Forest Haven Assisted Living in Fredonia. The Eernisse Funeral Home is honored to serve the family: www.eernissefuneralhome.com.