December 17, 2020
Whitewater, WI - Wilfred Ogden Roe Jr., 88, Whitewater, passed away on Thursday, December 17, 2020 at
Fairhaven Senior Living in Whitewater, WI.
Wilfred was born on April 17, 1932 in Oconomowoc, WI to Wilfred Sr and Virginia (Howard)
Roe. He was a graduate of Whitewater City High School. On July 31, 1954 Wilfred married
Marie Graul. She preceded him in death on November 10, 2018. Wilfred operated a farm in
Whitewater and also was employed by the Whitewater Unified School District as a custodian.
He was very active with his children in 4-H and was a member of the Fairfield Grange. Wilfred
was an active member of the Congregational United Church of Christ in Whitewater.
He is survived by his children, Debra (Brett) Borden, Royal Oaks, CA, Denise (Russell) Riley,
Chandler, AZ, David (Janelle) Roe, Whitewater, WI, Diane (James) Holtz, Janesville, WI,
DeWayne (Cheryl) Roe, Chetek, WI, Dale (Tammy) Roe, Whitewater, WI, Douglas (Brenda)
Roe, Iron Ridge, WI, Donna (Brett) Banner , Oconomowoc, WI, Dawn Nell , Watertown, WI; 19
grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; sister Judy Triebold, Whitewater, WI; brothers Dean
(Colleen) Roe, Kewauskum, WI, and Donald (Mary) Roe, Monticello, WI. Brother-in-law Everett
(Roxana) Graul, Janesville, WI and sister-in-law Evelyn (Bill) Doan, Kearney, MO . He was
preceded in death by his parents and wife. A Private Memorial Service will be held on Saturday,
January 9, 2021 at 11:00am at the Congregational Church of Christ in Whitewater. For those
that wish to watch Wilfred's service you may do so by a livestream provided by Nitardy Funeral
Home. A link will be provided via Wilfred's obituary on Nitardy Funeral Home's website. Online
condolences may also be made at www.nitardyfuneralhome.com Inurnment will be in the
Hillside Cemetery, Whitewater, WI