Obit: Roberta Juergens


Roberta Elaine Juergens, 82 of Wilton, died Friday, Sept. 6, 2019 at her home. Visitation was held on Sept. 9 at Bentley Funeral Home in Wilton.

Funeral services were held Sept. 10 at Zion Lutheran Church in Wilton.

Memorial contributions may be made to Zion Lutheran Church or Unity Point Hospice. Online condolences may be left at

Roberta was born in Muscatine County, Iowa on Jan. 10, 1937 to Henry and Erna (Beer) Stoelk.

She graduated from Muscatine High School in 1955 and was a member of Zion Lutheran Church in Wilton. Roberta married Loren Lee Juergens on June 5, 1960 in Wilton. He preceded her in death on July 31, 2014.

Roberta lived life through simple pleasures, sending greeting cards, bargain shopping and chatting with friends and family, attending church, doing yard work and spending time with those she loved most.

Roberta is survived by her daughter Laura Juergens of New Hope, Minnesota, her son Craig (Charli) Juergens of Wilton, grandchildren: Spencer, Jerry Jr., Sara and Cassi; three great-grandchildren; and her brother Wilbert (Bess) Stoelk of Wilton.

She was preceded in death by her husband and her brother Harold Stoelk.