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Roxalee Jean Waloweek, October 14, 1934 – June 6, 2021

Roxie passed away peacefully in her home in Boise, Idaho after a courageous battle with cancer. Although she made her home in Boise, she lived in Sisters for many years before relocating to Boise.

During her residence in Sisters, she was a member of the Sisters Garden Club and was active in the yearly home and garden tours held in connection with the Sisters Outdoor Quilt Show.

Roxie spent numerous hours working in the community gardens that were sponsored by the garden club, including featuring her own garden in one of the garden tours.

One of her numerous talents were demonstrated in creating floral arrangements for the Mother’s Day Tea at St. Edward the Martyr Catholic Church. She also participated in the Quilts for Kids project at St. Edward by organizing quilt kits for the quilters.

She donated many volunteer hours at Sisters Library and was a member of the Sisters Mountain Stitchers, a crafter and quilting organization.

One sister plus numerous nieces and nephews survive Roxie.

She will be sadly missed by her many friends in the Sisters area.


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