Funeral for Harold ‘Hal’ J. Roske, 90, Collegeville

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Harold “Hal” Roske, 90


Aug. 22, 1929-April 26, 2020

Harold (Hal) Joseph Roske, 90, passed away from natural causes at his home in Collegeville, surrounded by his family, on April 26, 2020. Due to the pandemic, a memorial service will be held at a later date.

Survivors include the following: his loving wife Dorothy and their six children: Sandy (Don) Kewman, Lincoln, California; Barb (Jim) Wander, Minnetonka; Michael (Peggy Landwehr), Collegeville; Mary (Pat) Holmay, Eagan; Kath (Chris Dallager), Eagan; and Bill (Ila Hoeft), Farmington; grandchildren Mark (Nicole) and Ben (Katlyn) Kewman; Matt (Jill) and Kristin Wander; Michaela (Jameson), Molly, Benedict (Ellory) and J.J. (Anais) Roske; Dan (Dana), Nick (Karen) and Eric Holmay; Jessica (Wilson), Emily and Eli Dallager; and Bryar, Faye and Harrison (Angie) Roske; and nine great grandchildren: Maggie, MacKenzie, Felix, Isaac, Isabel, Eleanor, Grayson, Connor and Oliver. He was preceded in death by his parents and an infant sister, Maria, and grandson, Adam.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are preferred to St. John’s Abbey, St. John the Baptist Parish in Collegeville, or the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.

A full obituary will be printed in the May 15 edition of the St. Joseph Newsleader.

Author: Janelle Von Pinnon

Von Pinnon has been publishing the St. Joseph Newsleader since 1989, the Sartell-St. Stephen Newsleader since 1995 and the Sauk Rapids-Rice Newsleader since 2015. She graduated from Minnesota State University-Moorhead with degrees in mass communications (with an emphasis on print journalism) and biology. She lives in southeast St. Cloud with her husband and two children.

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