Roberta Louise Fitzgerald

Roberta Louise Fitzgerald

Roberta Fitzgerald, age 79 of Lyndon Station, Wisconsin passed away peacefully with her loving family by her side Sunday, February 23, 2014 at St. Clare Hospital in Baraboo, Wisconsin, 10 days following her husband’s death.

The Mass of Christian Burial will be held Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 11:00 A.M. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Lyndon Station with Father Valentine Joseph celebrating. Visitation will be held at the Conway Picha Funeral Home in Lyndon Station on Friday, February 28, 2014 from 3 to 7 p.m. and on Saturday from 9:30 a.m. until the time of service at 10:45 a.m. and then process to the church.

Roberta was born December 7, 1934 in Mauston, Wisconsin the daughter of Kyran and May (Carraway) Cassidy. She graduated from Madison Central High School. On June 23, 1956 she married the love of her life Dennis Fitzgerald and they lived in Lyndon Station where they raised their family. Roberta worked as a teachers aide and secretary at the Lyndon Station grade school for over 30 years. She was very active in the community services and helped with Red Cross blood drives and she took it upon herself along with her friend, Carol Finnegan to oversee fund raising and activities at the Lyndon Station ballpark, later named the Travis Fitzgerald Memorial Park after her grandson’s passing. She was also very active at her church where she served as a lector for over 22 years. Being 100 % Irish, Roberta was a proud member of the Shamrock Club and the Red Hatter’s Club.

Roberta is survived by her sons, Kyran, Darren (Laurie) and Shane (Christy) all of Lyndon Station; daughters, Denise (Olaf Gregerson) Rasmussen of Wisconsin Dells and Deanna (Jerome) Senzig of Lyndon Station; grandchildren, Tori Fitzgerald, Amber Rasmussen, Mariah Schulz, Patrick Senzig, Kyra Fitzgerald, Keely Senzig, Cassandra Senzig, Keegan Fitzgerald, and Conor Fitzgerald; great grandchildren, Kyran Fitzgerald, Aidan Rasmussen, Tasha Fitzgerald, Madelyn Payant, Brody Golden, Kobe Armstrong, and Rylee Senzig. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Dennis; and grandson, Travis.

The family would like to thank Dr. Murphy and Dr. Jarvis, the emergency department staff and ICU staff at St. Clare Hospital.