Lois I. Roberts, age 82, of Wyaconda, passed away Friday, October 26, 2012 at the Clark Co. Nursing Home in Kahoka.
Lois was born January 9, 1930 in Milton, IA, a daughter of Kenneth and Mabel Doty Coward.
She married Richard Roberts on September 17, 1948 in Milton, IA and they were blessed with four daughters.
Survivors include her husband, Richard, of the Clark Co. Nursing Home in Kahoka; four daughters: Diana (Mrs. Larry) Hooper of Wyaconda, MO, Joyce (Mrs. Kevin) Shelman of Hillsboro, IA, Linda (Mrs. Tom) Billings of Arbela, MO and Sharon (Mrs. Danny) Webster of Wyaconda, MO; nine grandchildren: Jeffrey Droege of Wyaconda, MO, Todd (Jenny) Droege of Kahoka, MO, Heather Hobb of Quincy, IL, Stacey (Mrs. Jesse) Jack of Memphis, MO, Michael (Tammy) Billings of Arbela, MO, Michele (Mrs. Shawn) Duer of Kahoka, MO, and Kimberly (Mrs. Nathan) Kirchner, Richard (Amanda) Webster and Amber Webster all of Wyaconda, MO; fifteen great grandchildren: Ashley, Kindel, Brook, Paige, Izzie, Easton and Ashton Droege, Makynlee and Kassidee Jack, Jayston Wright, Kina and Shaylee Billings, Addison Kirchner and Chayce and Chandler Webster; two great-great grandchildren: Levi Hendrickson and Landon Droege; a sister, Donna Pender of East Moline, IL; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law: Stanley Roberts of Logan, IA, Earl and Enid Roberts of Oskaloosa, IA and Darlene Roberts of Bloomfield, IA; as well as nieces, nephews and other relatives.
She was preceded in death by her parents and brothers-in-law and sister-in-law, Lawrence Pender, Jim Roberts and Virginia Roberts.
Lois graduated from Fox Valley High School in Milton, IA. She retired from Metzlers in Keokuk following many years of employment. Lois enjoyed sewing, ceramics, crafting, woodworking, reading and baking. Her greatest joy came from spending time with her family.
Funeral services will be held Monday, October 29, 2012 at 1:30 p.m. at Wilson Funeral Home in Kahoka with Pastor Shawn McAfee officiating. Burial will follow in the Wyaconda Cemetery.
Friends may call at Wilson Funeral Home after noon on Sunday with family receiving friends from 6-8 p.m. Memorials are suggested to the Wyaconda Cemetery.
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