Mass of Christian Burial for Caroline Elizabeth Roenfeldt, 85, of Stanton, will be 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, January 24, 2023, at St. Peter’s Catholic Church in Stanton. Burial will be in the Stanton Cemetery. Visitation will be Monday, January 23, 2023, from 5-7 p.m., at the church followed by a Vigil service at 7:00 p.m., at the church. Home for Funerals—Stanton is in charge of the arrangements.
Caroline Elizabeth Nau was born on August 11, 1938, in Pierce County to Roman and E. Jeanette Hagan (Emmanual) Nau, the first of four children. She moved with the family from Plainview to Stanton in December of 1950. She was baptized and confirmed in the Catholic faith. She attended Plainview and Stanton schools and graduated from Stanton High School in 1956.
She married Lawrence “Beeze” Roenfeldt on May 21, 1958, at St. Peter’s Catholic Church in Stanton, where they lived all of their lives and raised three children.
Caroline worked at the Norfolk Hatchery, John Thor, Attorney At Law, Cengas/Minnegasco, until moving south of town to the family farm in 1974, where they milked Holstein dairy cows for 27 years then converted to stock cows.
She loved spending time with her grandchildren, playing cards and dominoes with family and friends, listening to country music and polkas, square dancing, tending to all of her flowers and her garden.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Roman and E. Jeanette Nau; husband Lawrence “Beeze” Roenfeldt on December 15, 2022; nephew Christopher Nau; uncle Harold Nau; in-laws: Emil, Fritz (Delores), Walt and Orville Roenfeldt; Marie (Wayne) Wendt, Mable (Alvin) Hartman, Hilda (Norman) Remm, Esther (Leonard) Sydow, LaVern “Tillie” (Norman) Lehman, Florence “Flossie” (Keith) Carson, Lois “Doc” (Keith) Jech, Henry Stuthman and Dallas Anders; niece Donna Wendt; nephews: Brian Severa, Leon Remm, Mike Sydow, Kevin Jech and Dean Wendt.
Caroline is survived by her children: Stephen (Lynn) Roenfeldt, Susan (Alan) Aaberg and Shirley (Brett) Chapman; grandchildren: Jacob and Nathan Roenfeldt; Justin Aaberg and Jade Chapman; sister Frances (DeLayne) Loeske; brothers: Donald Nau (Charlotte Lech), Dwaine (Natalie) Nau; in-laws: Marcella “Sally” Stuthman, Dorothy Anders, Clara (Dennis) Severa, Rita Roenfeldt, Janet Roenfeldt; and many nieces and nephews.