THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Sandra L. Roebke
Issue Date: October 9, 2013
Sandra L. Roebke , 68, of Lomira, passed away Sunday, Oct. 6.
The daughter of the late Herbert and Alma (Giese) Roebkeborn, she was born Aug. 2, 1945, in Green Bay and was baptized at St. Johns Lutheran Church in Wrightstown.
She attended public school from grades 1-5 and St. Johns Lutheran School grades 6-8, where she was confirmed in the Christian faith. She was a 1963 graduate of Fox Valley Lutheran High School in Appleton and enrolled at Wisconsin Lutheran Teachers College in Milwaukee to prepare for Christian teaching. She completed her studies at Dr. Martin Luther College in New Ulm, Minn., and following graduation was assigned to St. Johns Lutheran School in Lomira where she taught for 39 years. During that time she taught different combinations of grades one through five and also served as a supervising teacher for 11 student teachers. She was on a Synod education committee and held several positions on teacher conference committees. She was a member of St. Johns Evangelical Lutheran Church in Lomira.
She enjoyed traveling in the United States and visited many states. She loved history, science and enjoyed being with family, friends, fishing and playing cards, especially rummy.
She is survived by a brother, William Roebke of Crivitz; two nephews; a great-nephew; two great-great-nephews; a niece; five great-nieces; a family friend, Kathleen Roebke of Wrightstown; other relatives and many special friends.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a sister, Joanne Roebke.
Relatives and friends may call at St. Johns Evangelical Lutheran Church, 550 Water Street, Lomira on Friday, Oct. 11 from 11 a.m. until the time of Christian services at 2 p.m. Rev. Dan Schmidt will officiate with burial in St. Johns Lutheran Church Cemetery in Wrightstown, where she will be laid to rest next to her parents and sister.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Johns Lutheran Church Hand Bell Fund or to St. Johns Lutheran School. The Kietzer-Miller Funeral Home in Lomira is assisting the family with arrangements.