Dorothy Jane Roehl, Janesville (1925 - 2013)
September 26, 1925 - January 15, 2013
Dorothy Jane Roehl, 87, of Janesville, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013, at Mercy Hospital & Trauma Center. Dorothy believed she was truly blessed to have a strong loving family that took care of her in her later years and wanted to be sure everyone knew it, but in reality it was her family that was blessed to have a loving mother and grandmother like her.
Dorothy was born in Janesville Township, on Sept. 26, 1925, the daughter of George and Marie (Topp) Buehl. She married Joseph E. Roehl, Sr. on Dec. 19, 1945. He preceded her in death on Aug. 6, 2005. Dorothy was employed by Parker Pen Company for 35 years. She was a life-long member of St. John Lutheran Church and her church was always extremely important to her. Her family was always most important and she especially enjoyed her times dancing with her husband, Joe.
Dorothy Roehl is survived by her three sons: Jerry (Deb) Roehl, Joe (Cindy) Roehl, and Jim (Becky) Roehl, all of Janesville; eight grandchildren: Mike (Mandie), Tina (Scott), Doug (Amelia), Andy (Brigitte), Tom (Amy), Katie, Lizzy and Lexy; six great-grandchildren: Carter, Corbin, Samantha, Logan, Cecilia, Athena; one sister, Kathryn Wright; one brother, Robert (Valerie) Buehl; two sisters-in-law, LaVaughn Buehl and Elaine Buehl; numerous nieces and nephews. In addition to her husband of 60 years, Joe; she was preceded in death by her parents and two brothers, Norman Buehl and Kenneth Buehl.
Funeral services will be held at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013, at ST. JOHN LUTHERAN CHURCH, 302 N. Parker Drive, Janesville. Rev. Bond Haldeman will officiate. Visitation will be at the church on Sunday from 1:30 until 2:30 p.m. Private burial will be Monday at Milton Lawns Memorial Park. Assisting the family is HENKE-CLARSON FUNERAL HOME.