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Roger H.
Tabbert

Roger H. Tabbert

  • Memorial Visitation: Monday, November 14, 2022 from 10-11:30am at St. Alphonsus Parish (6060 W Loomis Rd, Greendale)
  • Mass: Monday, November 14, 2022 at 11:30am at St. Alphonsus Parish

Of Greendale- Passed away quietly on November 4, 2022 at age 89 after suffering a stroke two weeks earlier. He was surrounded by his loving wife, Jeanette and family.

Roger was born on January 28, 1933 in Milwaukee to Harvey F. and Mildred Tabbert and was a graduate of Pulaski High School in 1951. He married the love of his life, Jeanette in 1956 and they lived the majority of their married life in Greendale where they raised their four children Beth (Jim) Pospyhalla, Ted (Dawn), Tom (Kathy), and Dan. Roger is survived by his immediate family and his sister Sandra (Jim) Snyder. He leaves behind 8 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents and one grandson.

Roger was always the life of the party, he was unforgettable to those he met, knew, and loved. He had a gregarious personality and you couldn’t help but laugh when you were around him. Roger worked as a printer at Milwaukee Publishers for 43 years and then went on to work 12 years at Bank One/Chase. He had many interests and hobbies. He was passionate about music, he played the drums in several bands in the Milwaukee area for years and loved to listen to jazz. He loved to read about history, railroad trains, loved to watch westerns, and was a huge Packer and Brewers fan. Roger was involved in the Democratic Party in the Milwaukee area. He was very involved in the community as a Jaycee, Rooster, Boy Scout leader and little league baseball coach for his three sons. His energy would light up the room, Grandpa you will be greatly missed by your family!

A memorial visitation will take place on Monday, November 14, 2022 from 10am until the time of Mass at 11:30am at St. Alphonsus Parish (6060 W Loomis Rd, Greendale).

In lieu of flowers, donations to Neighborhood House of Milwaukee are appreciated.

 (www.neighborhoodhousemke.org/donate)

Heritage Funeral Homes

4800 S 84th St, Greenfield

414-281-5533

4 Comments

  1. Therese Tabbert November 8, 2022 at 1:22 pm - Reply

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    I loved my grandpa dearly. I will always remember his movie star smile and his passion for cruising in his “big shot” boat. His love and commitment to Grandma Jeanette always made my heart joyful. His comments and sense of humor always made us laugh and I love to continue to see his sense of humor live in my dad. I enjoyed his presence and will miss him greatly.

  2. Dawn November 8, 2022 at 5:12 pm - Reply

    Roger was a good provider for his family, a loving faithful husband to Jeanette, and a man of contentment with a merry heart.  Roger’s hearty laughter was contagious.  He was our encouraging cheerleader and never missed a game his kids were in even into adulthood.  How exciting that you are enjoying a banquet in heaven, walking and talking with your Savior, Jesus.  I love you, Dad.  You gave me many happy memories.

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  3. Julie November 8, 2022 at 8:13 pm - Reply

    Uncle Roger your laugh could fill a room and you always had a bad joke but it made every one smile. Your joy of life and love and pride in all of your family that both you and mom have can only be instilled by a live well lived and really large hearts.. I am honored to have called you Uncle Roger! All my love to Aunt Jeanette and all of my cousins and their families.

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