Rita Marie Roberts
Published on -2/7/2013, 10:15 AM
Rita Marie Roberts, 90, Damar, died Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013, at Redbud Village, Plainville.
She was born May 21, 1922, in Damar to Joseph and Rosella (Benoit) St. Peter.
She married Edmond Floyd "Cotton" Roberts on May 27, 1941, in Damar. He preceded her in death May 16, 2011. She was a homemaker.
Survivors include five sons, Kaylon Roberts, Damar, Denis Roberts and Daniel Roberts, both of Hays, Lawrence Roberts, Goose Creek, S.C., and Ronald Roberts, Kansas City, Mo.; a daughter, Lucinda Miller, Damar; 12 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild.
She was preceded in death by a son, Alan, and two grandchildren.
Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Damar; burial in St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery, Damar.
Visitation will be until 5 p.m. Friday at Stinemetz Funeral Home, Hill City, and from 9 a.m. until time of service Saturday at the church.
A vigil will be at 7 p.m. Friday at the church.
Memorials are suggested to Masses or improvements for the city of Damar in care of the funeral home.