Obit: Roiger, Susan (1958 - 2016)

Transcriber: Robert Lipprandt 

Surnames: Berger, Cotton, Martin, Morris, Poncek, Ramey, Roiger, Vande Voort

----Source: WIGM/WKEB Obituaries (Medford, WI) 09/09/2016

Roiger, Susan “Gwen” (Martin) (23 JUN 1958 - 7 SEP 2016)

Susan “Gwen” Roiger, age 58, of N8825 Business Highway 13, Township of Westboro resident, passed away on Wednesday, September 7 at Aspirus Wausau Hospital, Wausau where she had been a patient for the past 11 days following her battle with cancer.

Memorial services will be held at 2:00 PM on Sunday, September 11 at Hemer Funeral Home, Medford, with her cousin, Rev. Norman Cotton, Jr. officiating.

Cremainal interment will take place at Mt. Olive Cemetery, Westboro at a later date

Visitation will be at 4 – 7 PM on Saturday, September 10 at Hemer Funeral Home, Rib Lake and also from 1 PM until the time of services at 2 PM on Sunday, September 11 at Hemer Funeral Home, Medford.

Gwen was born on June 23, 1958, at Paducah, Kentucky, to Richard and Delores Martin.

She attended Lyon County schools, Kentucky and was educated as a CNA & EMT.

On June 7, 1980, at Medford she married Timothy L. Roiger. He survives.

After her marriage, they resided in Kentucky and the Rib Lake/Westboro areas. She worked as a housewife/mother, as a CNA at multiple nursing homes, and most recently at Great Northern Cabinetry in Rib Lake. She served on the Westboro Library board for a period of time and served on the Rib Lake ambulance service for 15 years. She enjoyed UK Wildcat basketball, reading, gardening, her dog Cooper, the gameshow Jeopardy, her grandchildren and helping people.

Gwen is survived by her husband, Tim Roiger of Westboro; children Shanna (Justin) Berger of Westboro, Kassi (Zac) Vande Voort of Rib Lake, Kayla (Eric) Poncek of Rib Lake; 4 Grandsons Wyatt and Ryan Berger, Carter Roiger and Jacob Vande Voort; sisters Tamara (Kenneth) Morris and Sandy (Joe) Ramey both of Kuttawa, KY.

She is also survived by her mother, Delores Martin of Westboro; and father-in-law: Jerry (Edie) Roiger of Medford.

Gwen is predeceased by her father, Richard Martin; and mother-in-law: Nancy Roiger.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be given to the family for a future designation

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