Lucille 'Lu' F. Roehl

Lucille was inducted into the Memorial Honor Roll Category for her tremendous contributions to the game during her bowling career. She was known by the bowlers and her friends as "Lu". She started bowling in 1940 in the Pinsetters Paradise League at Lowry Emerson Bowling Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota. She remained a member of that league and on the same team for over 45 years. She bowled in the All Star and Robin's Aces Leagues. She served as President and Secretary of these leagues. Lu served as a Director of the Minneapolis Women's Bowling Association for approximately 16 years and she was the Minneapolis "600 Club" Chairman for 14 years. She chaired the National '600 Club' delegates dinner in 1964 when the city hosted the National WIBC Tournament and Convention. She was a delegate to the National WIBC Convention for approximately 15 years and she bowled in more than 30 National WIBC Tournaments. The Minneapolis "600 Club" has honored Lu by naming the High Single Game award after her.

Born: 
04/08/1920
Date Inducted: 
02/20/1988
Passed: 
11/17/1986
Induction Category: 
Memorial Honor Roll
Hall of Fame Category: 
Womens' WIBC Hall of Fame