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Ruth L. Roberts dies at 87

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Ruth L. Roberts, 87, of Chesterton, passed away Sunday, July 12, 2009 at the Sterling House in Portage.

She was born January 24, 1922 in Chesterton the daughter of Clarence and Irene (Henderson) Wise, both of whom preceded her in death.

On December 31, 1942 in Rolling Prairie, she married Arthur L. Roberts.

She is survived by her husband Arthur of Portage; sons, Larry W. (Carole) Roberts of Safety Harbor, Fla. and Leonard K. (Martha) Roberts of Mesa, Ariz.; sister, Eleanor Linderman of Chesterton; five grandchildren, Sean, Erin, Jennifer, Tyson and Jessica; five great-grandchildren, Alisa, Brian, Jillian, Elliott and Erica.

She was also preceded in death by a brother, DeWayne Wise.

Ruth was a homemaker and attended First Christian Church.

Funeral services, Pastor Barry Thornton officiating, will be at 1 p.m. Thursday, July 16, at Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home, 517 Broadway, Chesterton. Interment will be at Chesterton Cemetery.

Visitation will be Thursday, July 16, from 11 a.m. until time of service at 1 p.m. at the funeral home.


Posted 7/14/2009