Arlis M. Roach
- January 21, 1951 - July 6, 2012
- Janesville, Wisconsin
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“I grew up with Arlis when I was about 15 yrs.old, she was so funny and I loved her outlook on life. I hadn't been in touch with her for a long while,...Read More »
1 of 7 | Posted by: Patricia - Austin, TX
“Arlis is gone, but will never be forgotten. Rest in Peace my friend.
2 of 7 | Posted by: tmw - Jefferson, WI
“Arlis was the mother of my best friend Cal. I can honestly say she had a profound impact on my adolescent life. Visiting the Roach residence always...Read More »
3 of 7 | Posted by: James Parker - Pewaukee, WI
“On behalf of the Residents and Co-workers of Alden Estates of Jefferson , I extend our deepest sympathy to the family and friends. Arlis cared for so...Read More »
4 of 7 | Posted by: Suzanne Whitty - Jefferson, WI
“Arlis was the mother of my best childhood friend, Cal, and we remain fast friends now and will forever. Arlis always welcomed all of Cal's friends...Read More »
5 of 7 | Posted by: Tadd Smejkal - Madison, WI
“Arlis will always be forever in my memory of good times at work and outside of work, RIP my friend.
6 of 7 | Posted by: Lynette - Edgerton, WI - Friend
“I remember Arlis as a very soft spoken, very nice , very caring woman. She was always respectful to our family and very good to my nephews, Tim...Read More »
7 of 7 | Posted by: mary wienecke fenner - omaha, NE
JANESVILLE--- Arlis M. Roach, age 61, of Janesville, died unexpectedly Friday, July 6, 2012, in Jefferson. She was born at home in Sharon, WI on Jan. 21, 1951, the daughter of Oscar and Elizabeth (Liptow) Walther. Arlis had been employed as a nurse's aide for Countryside Nursing Home (now named Alden Estates) for the past 15 years. She was an avid reader, a splendid cook, a fierce card player, a storyteller of rare dry wit, a dedicated caregiver, and above all a devoted and loving mother. Survivors include her 2 sons, Caleb (Jennifer) Roach of Milwaukee and Daniel Roach (sons of Tom Roach) of Janesville; a sister, Sandra Lowman of Janesville; a brother, Gordon (Helen) Walther of Burlington; and two cats, Luke and Lucy, as well as numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; 5 brothers: Oscar, Richard, Herbert, Jimmy and Victor Walther; and 5 sisters: Gloria Walther, Barbara Weber, Mickey Brown, Shirley Poach, and Carol Riemer. A Celebration of Her Life will take place on Friday, July 13, 2012, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the SCHNEIDER APFEL SCHNEIDER & SCHNEIDER FUNERAL HOME, Janesville. Memorials may be made in her honor to the Rock County Humane Society, in the spirit of Arlis's love for her furry friends.