Laurene Roe, 80, of St. Peters, Mo., formerly of the Tamaroa area,
passed away at 11:21p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 10, 2008, at the Barnes-St.Peters
Hospital in St. Peters.
Laurene had worked as an assembler at Bussmann Fuse Company. She was of
the Baptist faith.
She was born Aug. 31, 1927, at Scheller, Ill., the daughter of John O. and
Harriet F. (Laur) Hester.
She married John Roe on April 7, 1946, at the Fourth Baptist Church in
St. Louis, Mo., and he survives.
She is survived by her husband of St. Peters; one son, Bruce Roe and wife
Teresa of St. Peters; two grandchildren, Jason Roe of St. Peters and Joshua Roe
and wife Monica of St. Charles, Mo.; and one sister, Becky Nowicki of Ashley, Ill.
She was preceded in death by her parents; one daughter, Frances Roe, one brother,
and three sisters.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2008, at Searby Funeral
Home in Tamaroa with Rev. Joe Wagner officiating.
Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday at Searby Funeral Home in Tamaroa.
Burial will be in the Knob Prairie Cemetery at Waltonville.
For additional information or to sign the memorial guest register, please visit
Source: The Du Quoin Evening Call
Date: February 12, 2008
Submitted by Dahl Shurtz