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Jewell Evaneline Roberts

Jewell Evaneline Roberts

Jewell E. Roberts was born in Paynesville, MN, on February 13, 1921. She passed away October 15, 2017, at Care Partners Assisted Living in Eau Claire, WI. Jewell moved to Bemidji, MN, when she was in the 2nd grade then moving to Laporte, MN, when she was in the 4th grade. She lived in Laporte through high school. Jewell received her Bachelor's degree from Bemidji State University. She had good memories of her school years but did not have the extra things we have today.

Jewell married Clarence Roberts on June 10, 1950, and together they had three children: Brion, John Steven, and Bruce. Jewell enjoyed fishing, family gatherings, gardening and the great outdoors. She loved church picnics, camping, reading the Daily Bread and watching The Wheel of Fortune with her husband Clarence. Jewell was an elementary school teacher for 27 years. Upon retirement, Clarence and Jewell built their beautiful home in northern Minnesota. Clarence and Jewell moved to Eau Claire in 2013 to live with their son Bruce.

Jewell will be missed by her two sons: Brion (Julie) and Bruce; sisters: Lorraine Lewis, Verona Danielson; brothers: Lloyd Rudd, Kenyon (Twila) Rudd; sister-in-law Wilma (Jim) Fasano; grandchildren: Allan (Tania), Laura (Nate), Kimberly; great-grandchildren: Camden, Cadence and many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Clarence, infant son John Steven, daughter-in-law Linda, sisters-in-law Carol Rudd, Clarice Rudd and brothers-in-law Erlin Lewis and Henry Danielson.

Memorial service will take place at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, October 25th, 2017, at the Laporte Community Bible Church in Laporte, MN, with Pastor Fred Whyte and Pastor Steve Daggett officiating. Memorial visitation will take place at the church Wednesday morning an hour prior to the service. Inurnment will take place immediately following the service in the Lakeport Cemetery in Laporte, MN. Visitation will continue at the church during a luncheon at the conclusion of the burial.

1st John 5:13 - "These things have I written unto you that believe on the name of the Son of God; that ye may know that ye have eternal life and that ye may believe on the name of the Son of God."

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Hulke Family Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 3209 Rudolph Road, Eau Claire, WI 54701 is assisting the family with the arrangements.