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ROBERTS, Roy A.: Died 1986


Posted By: Volunteer: Sherri
Date: 1/25/2023 at 19:16:22

Sat 26 Apr 1986
Fairfield Ledger

Services Monday for Roberts

BRIGHTON - Services for Roy A. Roberts, 70, of rural Brighton, will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Gould Funeral Home in Brighton with the Rev. Robert Wolf officiating.

Burial will be in Green Mound Cemetery west of Trenton.

Roberts, 70, of rural Brighton, died Friday at University Hospitals in Iowa City following a four-month illness.

Roberts was born Jan. 27, 1916 in Jefferson County, the son of Ralph and Bertha Roberts Roberts. He was married to Edith Rich on Dec. 14, 1940 in Sigourney.

He had farmed and for 20 years had been employed by Washington County as a maintainer operator until his retirement in 1978.

Survivors include his wife; one daughter, Evelyn Marie Sayre of Washington; four sons, Lee and Larry of Washington, Jerry of Wayland and Gary Lynn of Marshall, Minn.; 11 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Roberts also is survived by a sister, Arlene Workman of Stockport; a half sister, Pat Perian of Fairfield; five brothers, Clarence and Harry of Brighton, Wilbur and Ralph Jr. of Fairfield and Jack of Rochelle, Ill.; and one stepsister, Helen Haynes of Missouri.

He was preceded in death by one son, one daughter, on granddaughter and two sisters.

A memorial has been established.

Source: "Scrapbook 1986 - 1988", Pg. 326,
Keosauqua Public Library, Keosauqua, Van Buren Co., IA


Van Buren Obituaries maintained by Rich Lowe.
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