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Roxanne M Tulip

Roxanne M Tulip

Roxanne M. Tulip, age 70 of Eau Galle, died Tuesday, May 7, 2019 at Advent Health in Durand with her family by her side.

Rox was born on February 7, 1949 in Durand. She was the daughter of Floyd and Dorothy “Sis” (Sinz) Unser. Rox grew up in the Exile area on the family farm, attended St. Henry’s Catholic Grade School and graduated from Elmwood High School. Rox married Roger Tulip on August 7, 1971 at St. Henry Catholic Church in Eau Galle. They made their home in Eau Galle and raised two sons; Ty and Casey. Rox was employed for many years at the Oakview Care Center in Durand as a housekeeper and at the Heritage of Elmwood Nursing Home in Elmwood before her retirement.

Rox loved to garden and also weed that garden with her children as her helpers when child labor was legal or, so they were told. She enjoyed watching and feeding the birds, especially cardinals. Rox was the master of crossword and sudoku puzzles, she loved going out for Friday Fish Fry’s, especially at the Elmwood Rod & Gun Club. She loved to cook and her cheese ball was world famous. Rox made the best apple crisp and homemade squirrel gravy, that she loved to make from the game her sons harvested for her. She was a life long and active member of St. Henry Catholic Church in Eau Galle. Rox loved her grandchildren, she loved to spend time with them and attend their softball games, dance recitals and concerts.

Rox is survived by her children; Ty (Geri) of Durand and Casey (Angie) of Arkansaw, three grandchildren; Kayla, Sam and Jack, two sisters; Joan Unser and Jean (John) Bates, both of Eau Galle, sister-in-law; Karol Unser of Eau Galle, brother-in-law; Lee Hardy of Elmwood, nieces, nepehws, other relatives and friends. She is preceded in death by her parents, husband; Roger, one brother; Giles Unser and one sister; Rochelle Hardy.

Memorial Mass will be 11:00AM Monday, May 13, 2019 at St. Henry Catholic Church in Eau Galle, with Rev. Jerry Hoeser officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Visitation will be from 4:00PM-7:00PM Sunday at the Rhiel Funeral Home in Durand and one hour prior to services at the church on Monday.

Rhiel Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Durand, is serving the family.


  1. Judi and Gary Bauer

    Our sympathy to the Tulip and Unser family’s.
    Keeping you all in our prayers

  2. Jim Krause

    The Family of Roxanne has my sympathy. Roxie was a year behind me in High School and She worked at the Elmwood Nursing Home when I was the maintenance man there. She will be missed.

  3. Marge and Tony

    Sincere sympathy to Joan and Jean for your loss.
    Marge and Tony Binkowski

  4. Mandie (Richardson) Klein

    Casey and family, so sorry to hear this! I loved Rox, she was such a special person! We worked in Elmwood together for many years and when I would sing "Roxanne!" to her, she would tell me, "oh shut up!" we both laughed!! I loved her sense of humor!! Hugs!

  5. Keith Bauer

    May you rest now, and may your family find peace and strength in those you hold dear, both family and friends.

  6. Suzi Crownhart

    Our sympathy to Roxanne’s family. We are so sorry for your loss. Suzi & Mark

  7. roger britton

    i went to school with roxanne' she was a super nice person

  8. Craig Feiler

    My deepest sympathies to family of Roxanne. She was a wonderful classmate and friend at EHS.

  9. Judi Stuart

    My deepest sympathy to the loss of Roxie. We were in the same grade together at Elmwood.

  10. Dale & Laurel Gruber

    Sincere sympathy and prayers for your family. ????????????

  11. Bonnie and Don Miller

    So sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all!

  12. Barb.Overman

    Sorry for your loss, blessing to family. Your mother was a great lady.
    A classmate of your Dad.

  13. John Snd Judy Parr

    Sorry to hear this hugs

  14. Joanne ‘McRoberts’ Hewitt

    Sympathy to family and friends.

  15. Marlene (Heit) Dehart (Bob)

    Joan, Jean and John and Carol
    So sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this sad time.

    Marlene and Bob

  16. Alicia Rodgers

    I'm so sorry for your loss! Rox was one of a kind, and truly unforgettable! I loved picking pumpkins with Roxy and my kids! I'm sure
    mom(Joan Brantner) and (Jean Rix) are getting into trouble now! She will truly be missed.

  17. Rene (DeLong) Blomquist

    My deepest condolences to all of Roxy’s family. I always enjoyed talking with her when I worked at the nursing home in Elmwood. She had a great sense of humor.

  18. Don Hardy

    Marti and I are so sorry to hear of the loss of Roxanne. We can still feel her welcoming presence and warm smile. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

  19. Jill Bundy Anderson

    So sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers to you all.

  20. Steve & Diane Radle

    So sorry for your loss. Keeping you in our thoughts & prayers. Rox was such a sweetie!

  21. Brad Klevgard

    Thoughts and prayers. Sorry for your loss. ????

  22. Paula Smith

    To the family of Roxie Tulip im so sorry for your loss she was a great person i will never forget how she came and talked to you when you would see her in church i will keep the family in my prayers

    Paula Smith

  23. Marcia Cox

    Our thoughts & prayers are with Roxie’s families. I’m glad I got to see her, at the WWT meeting. A kind soul gone to soon.L

  24. Peggy McRoberts

    So sorry for your loss . Roxie was a very nice lady .

  25. Bill McRoberts

    I'm very sorry for your loss, Rox was such a nice lady. Your in my prayers.

  26. Barbara Freiberg

    I worked at the Elmwood Nursing Home when Roxie worked there. She was always so friendly and related so well to the residents. I'm so sorry for her passing, but Heaven gained another beautiful soul.

  27. Donna Karshbaum

    Roxanne Was a Beautiful Lady, Also a Mother and Grandmother, God Bless You All, We will Keep you in our Prayers !!!!!!!!!!!!

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