Mount Ayr Record News
Mount Ayr, Ringgold County, Iowa
OBITUARY ~ DOROTHY HELEN ROBERTS
Dorothy Helen, daughter of Edward and Blanch CLARK, was born Feb. 28, 1920, on a farm near Ellston, Iowa, and passed away
at Clarkson Hospital in Omaha, Neb., on Feb. 26, 1975, two days before her 55th birthday.
She attended Sunny Side
school near her home. On Aug. 1, 1940, she was united in marriage to Lee ROBERTS of Ellston. To this union two daughters
were born, Mrs. Ronald SNYDER (Ilene) and Mrs. Leo ARMBRUST (Maxine).
They farmed in the Ellston vicinity a number of
years before moving to Elkhorn, Neb. in 1959. They lived there three years before moving to Gretna in 1962 where they now
live. She was a devoted wife and loving mother and will be sadly missed by all who knew her.
She was preceded in death by
her parents, on half-brother, Chas. CLARK, on half-sister, Mrs. Goldia SHUCK.
Survivors include her husband, Lee,
and two daughters; three grandchildren, Karen and Donna SNYDER and Randy ROBERTS; also three sisters, Mrs. Inez HAYES of
Mount Ayr, Mrs. Mary BANNER of Mount Ayr and Mrs. Alta SEVIER of Creston and two brothers, Roy CLARK of Des Moines and
Isaac CLARK of Florida; four half-sisters, Mrs. Genevieve GRAY of Creston, Mrs. Lucy CLARK of Des Moines, Mrs. Alice
WHITE of Kellerton and Mrs. Della DIRK of Detroit, Mich.
Funeral services were held March 1 in Grenta, Neb.
Submission by Ann Wyer, April of 2012
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