Clinton Tewalt Roberts, 91, Menasha, passed away on January 21, 2022. He was born on April 16, 1930, in Spirit Falls, Wisconsin, to James M. Roberts and Mary Alma Roberts (Beighley). He was drafted in to the U. S. Army in May of 1951 and served until May of 1953. After returning home, he married Jeanine Roberts (Kallin) on June 19, 1954, in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. They raised three children together. He worked as a forklift operator for 40 years at John Strange Paper Co. in Menasha, now U. S. Paper Mill. He retired in 1993.
Clinton bought his first guitar at age 13, through a mail order placed in the Sears Catalogue. He played in the local band “Country Trio” from 1967 to 1985 with his bandmates Robert Jankowski and Leonard Marco. He also enjoyed spending his time hunting and fishing, golfing, bowling, traveling, and spending time with his wonderful grandchildren.
Clinton was preceded in death by his parents, James and Mary Roberts; siblings, Donald (Helen) Roberts, Francis (Lawrence) Van Norman, Thelma “Sam” (Harry) Birkholtz, Lorraine (Carl “Chas”) Schillings, Bernard (Marge) Roberts, Robert (Anna) Roberts, Bonnie (Frederick) Brietzke, Leona (Chester “John”) Brietzke, Leonard Roberts, Alvin (Theo) Roberts, Darlene Roberts, Lyle (Ceil) Roberts, Phyllis (Robert) Dahl, and Phillip Roberts; and siblings-in-law, Carol (Robert) Polar, George “Junior” (Colleen) Kallin, and Vernon “Sonny” (Fern) Kallin.
He is survived by his wife, Jeanine Roberts, children, Kevin (Joan) Roberts, Phil (Michelle) Roberts, and Sharon (Gary) Thompson; grandchildren, James Roberts, Amy Thomas, Justin Roberts, Marshall Roberts, Chase Roberts, Alyssa Schneider, Kristina Coopman-Emerson, Cassandra Coopman, and Jameson Coopman; great-grandchildren, Grace Roberts, Nolan Roberts, Logan Roberts, Alexis Thomas, and Marqus Thomas; and 66 nieces and nephews.
There will be a service held for Clinton at a later date.