Roger W. Fredricks
Roger W. Fredricks, age 90, of Sheboygan, found eternal peace on Wednesday, February 7, 2018 at the Sheboygan Progressive Care Center. He was born in Sheboygan on December 26, 1927, the son of the late Edwin and Alma Degenhardt Fredricks.
Roger attended Holy Name of Jesus Catholic School and Sheboygan North High School. He then joined the U.S. Army and was a proud World War II Veteran serving under General Mac Arthur. Roger was stationed in Japan during the rebuilding process. On September 9, 1950 he was united in marriage to Carol Holling at Holy Name Parish. They resided in Sheboygan, Milwaukee, Fox Point, Las Vegas and then back to Sheboygan for the past 27 years. Roger and Carol were married for 44 years. Carol preceded Roger in death in 1994.
Roger worked at the Kohler Company for a few years and was then involved in the Kohler strike. He was a strong supporter of the labor movement. After the strike Roger went to work at the Pabst Blue Ribbon Company for 30 years.
He was a huge sports enthusiast and loved watching all the Wisconsin teams including the Packers, Brewers, Bucks and Badgers. In his younger years he played baseball and then he coached his son Mike’s Little League team for years. He attended his grandsons High School basketball games rarely missing a game.
Roger is survived by his sons, Michael (Laurie) Fredricks, David Fredricks and Daniel Fredricks; five grandchildren, Shawn, Michael (Ashley), Jessica, Curtis and Christopher(Marie); a special nephew, Jeff (Lynn) Knaak; and his former daughter-in-law, Cheryl Fredricks. He was further survived by many other relatives and friends. Roger was preceded in death by his parents, wife, a brother, Edwin, two sisters, Dolores Knaak and Betty DenBoer and by a very special friend Lucille Lacey.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, February 13, 2018 at 4:00 p.m. at Holy Name of Jesus Catholic Church, 818 Huron Ave. Sheboygan with Rev. Matthew Widder officiating. Family and friends may gather at the church on Tuesday afternoon from 2:00 p.m. until the time of Mass at 4:00 p.m. Entombment will take place at Calvary Cemetery Mausoleum.
Roger’s family would like to give a big thank you to his neighbors the Hartman family, for all the help they gave Roger through the years. Also, thanks are extended to the wonderful pharmacist workers at Target that always treated Roger with such kindness and the Sharon S. Richardson Community Hospice for the compassion and care that was given to him.
The Reinbold-Novak Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be expressed at www.reinboldfh.com.
Leslie M. Turzinski
Leslie M. Turzinski, age 75, of Sheboygan, passed away peacefully at home on Thursday, February 8, 2018. Leslie was born on March 15, 1942 to the late Leslie and Edith Lawrence in Milwaukee, WI. She was united in marriage to Jerry Turzinski on August 22, 1964. Leslie was an avid quilter and spent summers in Eagle River. She was a wonderful mom, grandma, wife and friend and always put others before herself. Her grandchildren held a special place in her heart.
Leslie is survived by her husband, Jerry; daughters, Margaret (Monica) Whaley, Elizabeth (Mark) Kesler and Sandy Leske; grandchildren, Christopher (Angela), Jensen, Brooke, Joshua and Adia.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
Memorials may be made in Leslie’s name to First United Lutheran Church. Condolences may be expressed at www.reinboldfh.com.
The family would like to thank the staff of Aurora Palliative Care and Aurora Hospice for their care of Leslie.
Judith Ann Roblee
Judith Ann Roblee, age 74, of Plymouth, was received into the arms of her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ on Tuesday, Feb 6, 2018. Born on March 4, 1943 in Portage, she was the daughter of the late Elmer and Vernetta (Krueger) Wuerch.
She graduated from Portage High School in 1961 and then attended UW-Oshkosh receiving a degree in art education.
In 1967, Judy and Bruce Roblee of Oshkosh were united in marriage. They spent most of their married life in Madison and later Plymouth.
Judy taught art in the Mayville, Madison and Sheboygan School districts. In retirement, Judy enjoyed water color painting, being involved with church, taking painting classes and being part of her art community. She especially loved spending time with her family and attending her grandchildren’s events.
Survivors include twin sons, Scott (Becky) of Baraboo and Michael (Donna) of Sheboygan; grandchildren, Ella, Katelyn, Grace and Aaron; one brother, Don Wuerch of Alden NY; twin sister, Jean (Paul) Schoenike of Monroe WI; brother-in-law, Curt (Deborah) Roblee of Pearland TX; along with nieces, nephews, other family and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Bruce, her father and mother-in law, Howard and Viola (Winkler) Roblee, step-father, Don Kiefer, and sister-in-law, Karen Wuerch.
A memorial service will be held on Monday, February 12, 2018 at 4:00 PM at Redeemer Lutheran Church in Plymouth. Rev. Casey Sugden and Rev. Jim Wilson will co-officiate. Visitation will begin at 2:00 PM until the time of service.
In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund is being established in Judy’s name.
The Suchon Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Plymouth is assisting the family. For online condolences, please visit www.suchonfh.com.
The family would like to thank the Plymouth Police Department, paramedics and medical staff at St. Nicholas Hospital for their care.