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Lamoine Edward Roatch

Lamoine Edward Roatch

Lamoine Edward "Boze" Roatch, age 72, passed away on November 30, 2017, at Comforts of Home in Baldwin, WI. Lamoine was born on June 9, 1945, in Spring Lake, WI, the son of Alfred and Francis (Hines) Roatch. He graduated from Spring Valley High School in 1963. Boze became a member of the United States Armed Forces and served as a member of the Army Reserves. On March 23, 1968, he was united in marriage to Janet Faith Gunderson at Zion Lutheran Church in Woodville, WI; this union would be blessed with two children, Troy and Wendy. Lamoine and Janet enjoyed many years of happiness and companionship until Janet's passing in 2004. He worked for the St. Croix County Highway Department for over 30 years and retired in 2005. Lamoine loved to be outdoors and thoroughly enjoyed any moment spent bow hunting. He enjoyed camping, boating and fishing with his family over the years. Lamoine had a selfless and dedicated work ethic. His generosity extended to anyone that needed a helping hand. He welcomed the challenge of physical work and labor-intensive projects, including construction, yardwork/landscaping, cutting wood, and farming. Lamoine will remain in the hearts of his children, Troy (Jennifer) Roatch & Wendy (Ben) Heinrich; grandchildren, Nicole, Logan, and Braden Roatch, as well as Taylor, Peyton, and Jordyn Heinrich; siblings, Wayne (Sharon) Roatch, Richard Roatch, Donna (Eugene) Andrle, Mary Hines; brothers and sister-in-law, Gloria Schulte, Lyle (Sonja) Gunderson, Bonnie Gunderson, Carolyn Serier, Kathy Lundquist, Kay (Arlyn) Pax, Patty (Gary) Fern, and Amy (John) Betchwars. He was preceded in death by his parents; wife of 36 years, Janet; brothers and sisters-in-law, Auldin (Bonnie) Gunderson, Dennis Gunderson, & Frank Schulte; parents-in-law, Hagner & Linda Gunderson; niece and nephews, Jeannie Gunderson, Steve Serier, & Jeff VanSomeren. A gathering of family and friends will be held from 4-7 PM on Tuesday, December 12, at the O'Connell Family Funeral Home of Baldwin, WI. Memorials preferred to Adoray Hospice or Baldwin Comforts of Home.