May 9, 1930 - January 20, 2016


Mass of Christian Burial celebrating the life of Elizabeth M. “Betty” Roering, 85, of St. Joseph will be at 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, January 26, 2016 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in St. Joseph. Betty passed away peacefully on Wednesday, January 20th at Arlington Place in St. Joseph. Reverend Eberhard Schefers will officiate. Burial will be in the parish cemetery.

Visitation will begin at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church- Heritage Hall. Arrangements are with Daniel Funeral Home, St. Joseph.

Betty was born on May 9, 1930 to Joseph and Gertrude (Pfannenstein) Schulte and was a life-long resident of St. Joseph. She married Leander “Lee” Roering on August 18, 1949 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church and they shared 61 years. Betty was a member of St. Joseph’s Parish.

Betty is survived by her daughter, Judy (Ken) Clapshaw; sons, Donald (Joni) and Mark (Jan); grandchildren, Susan (Jeff) Ward, Eric (Brittany) Clapshaw, Laura (Jeremiah) Bursch, Troy (Angela) Roering, Rebecca (Bill) Glenz, Kelly (Roger) Hauck and Melissa (Nathan) Moe; great grandchildren, Nate, Beth, Anna & Alex Bursch, Abigail, Samantha & Blake Roering, Vincent & Jasper Glenz, Grace, Isabel & Lily Hauck, Alex & Olivia Moe and Hudson Clapshaw; sisters, Lucille (Dick) Pallow, Helen (Richard) Kuebelbeck, and Rose (Jerome) Reischl.

Betty was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Lee (2011); great grandson, Andrew Bursch; brothers, LeRoy, George and Bill Schulte; and infant brother, Jerome Schulte.

The family extends their heartfelt gratitude to Arlington Place and to CentraCare Hospice (Molly Dunn) for the loving and professional care they showed our Mom.