Alexander Roberts Family, Photographs donated by Paula Curcio


Alexander Roberts

Born: July 22, 1884 at Le Mars, Iowa

Died: July 27, 1926 at Cherokee, Iowa

Son of: Paul and Sarah Whitney Roberts

Married to: Dora DeYoung

Children: LeRoy, Dorothy, Ethel, Cleo, Vera, Francis, Donald, Helen, Robert

Occupation: Worked as a fireman at the power plant. Alex was seriously injured during an explosion there in April 1924. Died in June 1926 from the injuries he received in the explosion. (See story under "News Snippets")


LeRoy William Roberts

Born: October 10, 1904 Le Mars, Iowa

Died: June 8, 1957 Klamath Falls, Oregon

Son of: Alexander and Dora DeYoung Roberts

Married to: Lorena van der Kooi

Children: Betty Jean and LeRoy Junior


Betty Jean Roberts (Chalupa)

Born: July 7, 1925 in Le Mars, Iowa

Died: July 21, 1977 in Goleta, California

Daughter of: LeRoy and Rena van der Kooi Roberts

Married to: Robert Chalupa

Children: Susan and Michael



LeRoy Junior Roberts

Born: August 7, 1928 in Le Mars, Iowa

Died: December 10, 1991 in Lake Tahoe, California

Son of LeRoy and Rena van der Kooi Roberts

Married to: Jean Brogan

Children: William "Scott" and Paula



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