Services held in Mauston for Wisconsin judge killed by man he sentenced

WISCONSIN (CBS 58) -- Wisconsin is remembering a retired judge who was allegedly the target of a hit list.

Services for Juneau County Circuit Court Judge John Roemer will be held Wednesday, July 13 in Mauston.

Roemer was shot and killed in his New Lisbon home last month by Douglas Uhde, a man he sentenced to six years in prison back in 2005, who later died of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound.

Governor Tony Evers says the judge was a pillar of his community, a revered member of the judiciary and a deeply admired and respected man. 

Evers ordered flags at half-staff across the state Wednesday in remembrance. 

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