Sharen Roets

Date of Death: Jun 17, 2016
Sharen Roets

1940 - 2016

Sharen Marie (Welk) Roets, was born to eternal life, Friday June 17th, 2016 at her home surrounded by her family.

Sharen was born October 10, 1940 in Waupun WI, the daughter of Walter and Gertrude (Hodgins) Welk. She and surviving husband Raymond John Roets were married August 17, 1957. They resided in Waupun WI where they raised their family for the past 58 years. Surviving children are Daniel Roets (Clarissa), John Roets (Diane), Patrick Roets, and Renee Hickmann (Matthew). Proceeding her death was her son Raymond, a sister Pam Bailey, and her parents Walter and Gertrude Welk. Surviving Grandchildren include Heather Skinner (Ian), Nichole Buwalda (Mike), Tessa Alsum (Tyson), and Karmyn Nummerdor. Surviving Great-Grandchildren include, Cora and Aiden Skinner, Jared and Blake Buwalda, and Jude Nummerdor. Surviving Sharen are her sisters, Karen Anderson, Kathy Welk, and one brother Walter Welk.

Sharen’s diverse life consisted of raising her 5 children, assisting her husband Raymond in running The Roets Home Dairy, and eventually opening her own local business, Back Home Salon in 1985.

In her spare time she was an avid antique collector, a horticulturist, and an independent artist. Her creativity for artwork of numerous kinds was enjoyed by people everywhere. Her husband and longtime partner participated and supported all her hobbies. Together they traveled annually to Mexico for the past 30 years, making numerous new friends from around the Globe.

Sharen will be sadly missed, wife, mother, grand-mother, great grandmother, sister, and a dear friend to many.


Funeral services will be private.



  1. Brenda marshall Says: June 20, 2016 at 6:40 pm

    Sympathy to everyone, found memories from many years ago!

  2. Char&John Clementi Says: June 20, 2016 at 9:35 pm

    We are so sorry to hear of the loss of your wife, mother and grandmother. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Sincerely with love, John and Char Clementi

  3. Don and Gert Roets & family Says: June 21, 2016 at 7:49 am

    Thinking of you and your family and extending our sincere sympathy

  4. Jim and Ruth Rehrauer Says: June 21, 2016 at 10:49 am

    Our thoughts and prayers go out to your family.
    We know the pain of loosing someone dear,we want you to know we are thinking of you at difficult time

  5. Barb Zingsheim Says: June 21, 2016 at 11:00 am

    Ray and family you have our thoughts and prayers with you during this hard time.
    Barb and Tom Zingsheim

  6. Bill & Barbara Thomas Says: June 21, 2016 at 11:06 am

    Sincere sympathy to your family.

  7. Ted &Terri Neuburg Says: June 21, 2016 at 1:59 pm

    So sorry to hear of Sharens passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

  8. Michelle (Golz) Clark Says: June 21, 2016 at 4:52 pm

    I am so sorry for your loss. As a youngster your family was a big part of my life. I will always have fond memories of Sharen as she always made me feel welcome in your home. She had a style and flair that was all her own. Thoughts and prayers to all of you during this difficult time.

  9. Dave & Nancy Vanderkin Says: June 21, 2016 at 7:26 pm

    Our sincere sympathy to you & your family…

  10. Jack and Jo Anne Basting Says: October 26, 2016 at 11:53 am

    Ray and family. UR thoughts and prayers. GOD BLESS.

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