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Eugene J Robers
Born : 08 May 1926
Brighton Township, WI
Died : 10 May 2012
Milwaukee, WI
Age:86y 0m 2d
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Mother :
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Married :
Ancestors of Eleanor Epping Descendants of Eleanor Epping Eleanor Epping (1924-1980)
on 04 Feb 1948
in St. Alphonsus,New Munster, WI
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Database ID : 1016
Last Update : 2019-03-17
Record Owner : rudy.r
Rel. to Owner : None

Date : 14 May 2012
Location : Holy Name Cemetery, Wilmot, WI

Eugene J. "Gene" Robers
BURLINGTON

 

Eugene J. "Gene" Robers, 86 passed away May 10, 2012 at St. Luke's in Milwaukee. He was born May 8, 1926 to Leonard and Frances (nee Kresken) Robers in Brighton Township where he spent his early life dairy farming. Gene attended St. Alphonsus Grade School and graduated from Wilmot High School. On February 4, 1948 he was united in marriage to the late Eleanor Epping at St. Alphonsus in New Munster. Following their marriage they resided in Brighton for 7 years then moved to Spring Grove, IL for 11years, farming in both locations. She preceded him in death in 1980. Gene lived and worked as a house mover for 20 years in Silver Lake. In 1986 he moved to Burlington where he worked for AMPI for 13 years. Gene was a member of the Holy Name of Jesus Church from1966-1986 and currently is a member of St. Charles Parish. Gene loved spending time with his family and his long time "best friend" Ardith Rowntree. He enjoyed sports, especially the Brewers, Packers and NASCAR. He always looked forward to his trip to Hayward to go fishing and visit his high school friend. Gene enjoyed playing cards and could never turn down a good game of Euchre. Gene is survived by his children: Lynne (John) Bucci of Nicholasville, KY; Karen (Rick) Sarbacker of Bassett; Ruth (Rion) Clark of Silver Lake; Mary Kay(Marshall) Stoxen of Silver Lake; Tom ( Jackie) Robers of Lyons; Kathy (Jack) Robers-Bowen of Des Plaines, IL. And by his grandchildren: Kim Shelton, Michelle Schlafer, Kristen Gauger, Eric Sarbacker, Wes Clark, Dane Clark, Katie Stoxen, Kyle Stoxen, Tyler Stoxen, Jordan Robers, Garrett Robers, and Gretchen Robers. And also by his great-grandchildren: Wyatt, Gabe and EJ Schlafer, Mackenzie Karow and Elliot Sarbacker, Andrew Clark, Luke and Sawyer Shelton and Billy Gauger. He is further survived by his siblings Lillian (Robert) VanLiere, Lorraine (J. Donald) VanLiere and Tony (JoAnn) Robers and brother-in-law to many. Gene was preceded in death by his parents and his wife Eleanor. Mass of Christian Burial will be held Monday, May 14, 2012 at 6:00PM at St. Charles with Rev. Steve Amann officiating. Relatives and friends may visit with the family on Monday from 2:00PM until 5:30PM also at St. Charles. Private burial will take place in Holy Name of Jesus Cemetery in Wilmot. Schuette-Daniels Family Funeral Home 625 Browns Lake Dr. Burlington, WI 53105 262-763-3434 www.danielsfamilyfuneral.com
 
Racine Journal Times - May 13, 2012

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Eugene J. "Gene" Robers
BURLINGTON

Eugene J. "Gene" Robers, 86 passed away May 10, 2012 at St. Luke's in Milwaukee. He was born May 8, 1926 to Leonard and Frances (nee Kresken) Robers in Brighton Township where he spent his early life dairy farming. Gene attended St. Alphonsus Grade School and graduated from Wilmot High School. On February 4, 1948 he was united in marriage to the late Eleanor Epping at St. Alphonsus in New Munster. Following their marriage they resided in Brighton for 7 years then moved to Spring Grove, IL for 11years, farming in both locations. She preceded him in death in 1980. Gene lived and worked as a house mover for 20 years in Silver Lake. In 1986 he moved to Burlington where he worked for AMPI for 13 years. Gene was a member of the Holy Name of Jesus Church from1966-1986 and currently is a member of St. Charles Parish. Gene loved spending time with his family and his long time "best friend" Ardith Rowntree. He enjoyed sports, especially the Brewers, Packers and NASCAR. He always looked forward to his trip to Hayward to go fishing and visit his high school friend. Gene enjoyed playing cards and could never turn down a good game of Euchre. Gene is survived by his children: Lynne (John) Bucci of Nicholasville, KY; Karen (Rick) Sarbacker of Bassett; Ruth (Rion) Clark of Silver Lake; Mary Kay(Marshall) Stoxen of Silver Lake; Tom ( Jackie) Robers of Lyons; Kathy (Jack) Robers-Bowen of Des Plaines, IL. And by his grandchildren: Kim Shelton, Michelle Schlafer, Kristen Gauger, Eric Sarbacker, Wes Clark, Dane Clark, Katie Stoxen, Kyle Stoxen, Tyler Stoxen, Jordan Robers, Garrett Robers, and Gretchen Robers. And also by his great-grandchildren: Wyatt, Gabe and EJ Schlafer, Mackenzie Karow and Elliot Sarbacker, Andrew Clark, Luke and Sawyer Shelton and Billy Gauger. He is further survived by his siblings Lillian (Robert) VanLiere, Lorraine (J. Donald) VanLiere and Tony (JoAnn) Robers and brother-in-law to many. Gene was preceded in death by his parents and his wife Eleanor. Mass of Christian Burial will be held Monday, May 14, 2012 at 6:00PM at St. Charles with Rev. Steve Amann officiating. Relatives and friends may visit with the family on Monday from 2:00PM until 5:30PM also at St. Charles. Private burial will take place in Holy Name of Jesus Cemetery in Wilmot. Schuette-Daniels Family Funeral Home 625 Browns Lake Dr. Burlington, WI 53105 262-763-3434 www.danielsfamilyfuneral.com

Source - Racine Journal Times - May 13, 2012

Research notes for Gene

Related to other ROBERS in database - see Robers In-Laws

May 08
1926
Birth
Birth of Eugene Robers
Feb 04
1948
Age 21
Married to Eleanor Epping
Apr 06
1980
Age 53
Death of spouse, Eleanor Epping
May 10
2012
Age 86
Death of Eugene Robers


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