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Albert Clifton Roen

Published On: Jun 20 2013 02:58:42 PM CDT

Albert Clifton Roen, 65 of Richland Center, formerly of Blue River, died Wednesday, June 19, 2013 at the University Hospital.

He was born March 5, 1948 the son of Marvel and Lola (Beran) Roen in Boscobel. Abbie graduated from Blue River High School in 1966. He enlisted in the US Navy serving as a flight programmer from 1968-1972. After his military service Abbie graduated from the University of Platteville in Computer Science. He was an avid reader, enjoyed putting puzzles together, and traveling. Abbie enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren.

Abbie is survived by his significant other Lillian Cockroft of Richland Center; Abbie’s adopted family; Michael (Jennifer) Cockroft of Livingston, Janel (Eric) Errthum of Roscoe, IL; six grandchildren, Branden, Chloee and Baylee Errthum, McKenzie, Julia, and Rhyan Cockroft; sister, Carol (Mason) Zajicek of Soldiers Grove; brother, Neil (Linda) Roen of Blue River; many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, other relatives, and friends.

Abbie was preceded in death by his parents, brother Melvin (Darlene) Roen.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, June 22, 2013 at 1:00 PM at the Blue River United Methodist Church.

Military rites will be provided by the Blue River American Legion. Friends may call at the Blue River United Methodist Church on Saturday, June 22, 2013 from 11:00 AM until the time of the service at 1:00 PM.

The Pratt Funeral and Cremation Service is assisting the family with their arrangements.

Online condolences can be made at

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