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Joan M. (Schabel) Roberts

October 29, 1949 — October 18, 2021

Joan M. (Schabel) Roberts, 71, went to her Heavenly Father on Monday, October 18, 2021. Joan was born on October 29, 1949, to Franklin and Betty (Unferth) Schabel in Fond du Lac. She graduated from Goodrich Sr. High School in 1968. On April 26, 1969, she married her best friend Ronald E. Roberts at St Patricks Church in Fond du Lac, WI. Of this union came two great children. Angela Roberts of Fond du Lac and David (Patti) Roberts of Juneau, WI. She enjoyed being with her ten grandchildren, Allyson and Noah Roberts, Matthew (Jenna) Piotrzowski, Frankie Hoover, Trace (Alexa) Hoover, Cheyenne Hoover, Zack, Devin and Wyatt Thompson, and Alyshia (Dave) Reynolds. She so loved and enjoyed seeing her eight great grandchildren, Emma and Eli Piotrzowski, Hazel, Abel, and Ophelia Hoover, Sawyer, Aspen, and Elowen Reynolds.

She worked for Action Printing of Fond du Lac for twelve years as a UPS packager. After leaving Action, she worked part-time at various places in Fond du Lac. She enjoyed sitting for the grandchildren and great grandchildren. Joan loved to embroider baby blankets for each of her grandchildren, put puzzles together, and liked learning about the bible through the many bible studys, at Hope Lutheran Church she attended.

She is survived by her husband; two children; ten grandchildren; eight great grandchildren; four siblings, Sam (Bill) Treffert, Carol (Lloyd) Wilcox, Denny (Elaine) Schabel, and Jeff (Joan) Schabel; and many nieces, nephews and other relatives. She was preceded in death by her parents; and nephew, Richard Wilcox.

The visitation will be held on Monday, October 25, 2021, from 10:30 AM – 1:30 PM at Uecker-Witt Funeral Home. Memorial service will follow the visitation at 1:30 PM at the funeral home with inurnment to follow at Shrine of Rest Mausoleum, Ledgeview Cemetery. Cremation has taken place.

Services are in the care of Uecker-Witt Funeral Home, 524 North Park Avenue, Fond du Lac, WI, 54935. Additional information and guestbook can be found at

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