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William "Bill" D. Roanhouse

February 11, 1940 April 28, 2019
William "Bill" D. Roanhouse
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William “Bill” D. Roanhouse, age 79, passed away Sunday, April 28, 2019, at Wisconsin Veteran’s Home in Union Grove.

Born in Burlington on February 11, 1940, he was the son of Elmer and Isabelle (nee Schiebe) Roanhouse. He was a life-long resident of Burlington, graduating from both St. Mary Grade School and High School. Bill served his country in the U.S. Navy on the aircraft carrier U.S.S. Leyte.

On June 8, 1963, at St. Mary Catholic Church in Burlington, he was united in marriage to Norma Chitwood. Bill worked as a dispatch operator for a trucking company. He was a life-long member of St. Mary Catholic Church and a devoted Packer fan. He enjoyed music, especially country, and playing the guitar. He loved spending time with his family, especially his children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.

Bill is survived by his wife, Norma; children, Robin Coleman, Jennifer (Claire Rutkoske) Roanhouse and Steven (Lisa) Roanhouse; grandchildren, Christen (Javon) Moore, and Andrew, Lucas, Allison and Matthew Roanhouse; great-grandchildren, Aaron, Alycia, Aariel and Anaiah Moore; siblings, Sharon Enright of Tomah, Wisconsin and Michael Roanhouse of Severna Park, Maryland; mother-in-law, LaDema Chitwood of Richland Center, Wisconsin; and many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Bill was preceded in death by his son, Christopher Roanhouse; parents; sisters, Betty (Kenneth) Lenz and Carol (Michael) Chojnacki; brother-in-law, LaVerne Enright; sister-in-law, Theresa Roanhouse and son-in-law, Edward Coleman.

The family would like to thank Dr. Paul Webber, Veteran’s Home in Union Grove, Aurora at Home and St. Luke’s Hospital for their care of Bill during this time.

A Mass for Bill will be held Friday, May 3, 2019, at 7PM at St. Mary Immaculate Conception Church. Relatives and friends may visit with the family at church in the Good Shephard Chapel on Friday from 4PM until 6:30PM. A PRIVATE burial will take place at St. Mary Cemetery.





Schuette-Daniels Funeral Home & Crematory
625 S. Browns Lake Drive
Burlington, WI 53105
(262) 763-3434
www.danielsfamilyfuneral.com


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Visitation

Friday

3

May

4:00 PM 5/3/2019 4:00:00 PM - 6:30 PM 5/3/2019 6:30:00 PM
Good Shepherd Chapel

108 McHenry Street
Burlington, , WI 53105

Good Shepherd Chapel
108 McHenry Street Burlington, 53105 WI
United States

Service

Friday

3

May

7:00 PM 5/3/2019 7:00:00 PM
St. Mary Catholic Church

108 McHenry Street
Burlington, WI 53105

St. Mary Catholic Church
108 McHenry Street Burlington 53105 WI
United States
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