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“Dear Jane,My wife Judy Spahn and I would like to express our sympathy to you for the loss of Hugh. We have many fond memories of you both and we are...Read More »
1 of 16 | Posted by: Bruce Wolck - Houghton, MI

“Tracy and family, I am so sorry for your loss. You are all in my thoughts and prayers. ”
2 of 16 | Posted by: Carl Hujet - Green Bay, WI

“Chuck and all the family,So sorry to hear of your loss. No matter how prepared you may be, its still a painful time. Hold on to all the memories. ...Read More »
3 of 16 | Posted by: Suzy Edwards Young - Houghton, MI

“So sorry to hear about his death. My sympathy and prayers are with all of you. Wish I could be there to bve with you. ”
4 of 16 | Posted by: Walt - Houghton, MI - friend

“I'm saddened to hear this news. I grew up just a block away from the Roberts home in Houghton and I've had close relationships with the family.Please...Read More »
5 of 16 | Posted by: Brett (Bart) Nyman - Frederick, MD

“To all of the Roberts family, you have my heartfelt sympathies and condolences. Hugh was a great man and a wonderful father. We now have another...Read More »
6 of 16 | Posted by: Patrick Ogden - Fort Gratiot, MI

“Chuck, Tracie, Tom, Doug and Mrs. Roberts, we are saddened by the loss of your beloved father/husband. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you...Read More »
7 of 16 | Posted by: Paul Kochanny - Suttons Bay, MI

“Mr Roberts. was a very nice man...u sure will be missed ”
8 of 16 | Posted by: A friend

“Tracie, I am so sorry for your great loss. The prayer chain from church is praying for you and your extended family during this most difficult time. ...Read More »
9 of 16 | Posted by: Mary (Steck) Steckart - De Pere, WI

“To the Roberts family,So sorry to hear of your Mr Roberts passing. He was a very nice man. Keep his memories close and he will be with you always....Read More »
10 of 16 | Posted by: Deborah Russell - Longwood, FL

“May the love of friends and family carry you through your grief. ”
11 of 16 | Posted by: Susan Stokley - Lakewood, CO

“Dear Ones,My heartfelt condolences to all of you. What a loving tribute here. My thoughts and prayers fort all of you.Love, Janice Crothers ”
12 of 16 | Posted by: Janice Crothers - Wood Dale, IL

“Tracie and family, Gerry and I have you in our thoughts and prayers. Your dad was a wonderful person and will be missed by many. He will continue to...Read More »
13 of 16 | Posted by: Gerry and Ande Erickson - WI

“My thoughts and prayers are with the family. He was a Wonderful man! ”
14 of 16 | Posted by: Bill LaBissoniere - Dollar Bay

“Condolences and prayers for all. Marilyn ”
15 of 16 | Posted by: Marilyn Glover - classmate

“Prayers to you all. Barb ”
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Hugh "Rob" Roberts, age 89, passed away on Thursday, November 14, 2019 at his home in Sun Prairie. He was born on September 13, 1930 in Beaver Dam, to Hubert and Etta Mae (Dale) Roberts. Hugh graduated from Beaver Dam High class of '49. He was employed as a draftsman at Metalfab Inc. He joined the U.S. Airforce in 1951. Upon discharge, met a pretty young U.W. coed, Jane Oestreich, he too decided to become a Badger, and married that coed in 1958. Upon graduation he was employed by the Hamar Quandt Co. /41 Lumber in Houghton, MI, retired in '93, and moved to Sun Prairie, WI in '98.
He enjoyed family, fishing & golfing, in that order.
He is survived by his wife Jane; children Tracie, Tom (Carolyn), Chuck, and Doug (Pam); grandchildren, Ryan, Brad, Sarah, Carly, Peyton and Cole; one sister Gwen (Al) Hanson; sisters-in-law Martha Brault, Mary Risner, Cathie (Bob) Behrendt and Jen (Pete) Lobner; brothers-in-law Charles (Diane) Oestreich and Greg (Donna) Oestreich; and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
He is preceded in death by his parents; brothers-in-law Al Brault, Dale Risner and Les (Marty) Oestreich.
A Memorial Service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, November 20, 2019 at Tuschen-Newcomer Funeral Home, 302 Columbus St. in Sun Prairie, with Father Grant Thies presiding. Visitation will be Wednesday, November 20, from 9:30 a.m. until the time of service at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to a charity of your choice.
Tuschen-Newcomer Funeral Home
Sun Prairie, WI 608-837-5400
www.newcomerfh.com