" Woodrow "Woody" Roberts Jr. went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Thursday, March 17, 2022, with family by his side.
Woody was an avid hunter (deer and ginseng), trapper, gardener, and airplane enthusiast. After graduating high school, he served his country for 4 years in the Army. He held several jobs over the course of his life including working at Badger Ordinance, Advanced Transformer, US Postal Service, and as a church pastor before retiring from the WSPF(Supermax), all while being an active member of Bethlehem Baptist Church in Viroqua, WI.
On May 24, 1969, Woody married his wife of 52 years, Joan (Heisz) who he helped raise 4 children with: Tammy Roberts of Boscobel, WI, Jeff (Pam) Roberts of Prairie du Chien, WI, Jason (Janis) Roberts of Gilmore, TX, and Jessica (Stephen) Cushman of Ocoee, FL.
He is survived by his wife Joan Roberts, 4 children, 8 grandchildren, 8 great-grandchildren; Brothers: Stanley (Nancy) Roberts of Byron Center, MI, Steven (Bridget) Roberts of Spring Green, WI and Phil (Linda) Roberts of Arena, WI; 2 brother-in-laws: Carl Peterson of Arena, WI, and Mark Heisz of Lebanon, MO; and sister-in-law Marylou Heisz of Lebanon, MO.
Woody is proceeded in death by his parents, Woodrow Sr. and Jemima Roberts of Arena, WI, and sister Jean Peterson of Arena, WI. He was also proceeded by his parent-in-laws Harvey and Ruth Heisz of Boscobel, WI and brother-in-law Loren Heisz of Lebanon, MO.
A very special thanks to his St. Croix Hospice Team: Lori, Deanna, Amanda, Mary, Jade, Emily and Sarah who did such an awesome job helping to keep Woody comfortable and make life a little easier for the entire Roberts family. We love you!
Visitation will be held at the Kendall Funeral Home from 4-7pm, on Friday March 25th and from 10am until the time of service on Saturday ,March 26th. Burial will take place at the Boscobel Cemetery.". Funeral Service will be held on Saturday March 26, 2022 at 11:00 A.M. at the Kendall Funeral Home in Boscobel.
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