Joan Roberts(1930 - 2013)

Joan E. Roberts
Evansville, IN
Joan E. (Schaefer) Roberts, age 82, of Evansville, passed away Thursday, January 31, 2013 at the Golden Living Center - Woodbridge.
Mrs. Roberts had worked as an accountant for Faultless Caster for 25 years and at Umbach and Vowells for 8 years before retiring. She was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Vanderburgh County, Funkhouser American Legion Post #8 Ladies Auxiliary and the Riverbend Association Auxiliary. Joan was a volunteer with Deaconess Hospice and an active member of AARP. She loved spending time with her family and friends.
Surviving Joan are her daughter, Jonelle (Bob) Garrett and son, Charles "Chuck" (Teresa) Roberts, III, both of Evansville; two grandchildren, Melanie Hobbs and Terri Lynn (Chris) Beyer and two great grandchildren, Carlie and Malorie Hobbs.
Joan was preceded in death by her husband of 47 years, Charles Roberts in 1997; by sisters, Agnes Mann and Frances Rogers and a brother, Bernie Schaefer.
Funeral services will be held at 9:00 A.M. on Monday, February 4, 2013 at Pierre Funeral Home, Rev. Eugene Schroeder officiating. Entombment will follow in St. Joseph Cemetery in Evansville.
Friends may visit with the family from 1:00 until 6:00 P.M. on Sunday at Pierre Funeral Home, 2601 W. Franklin Street.
The family would like to extend a special thanks to the staff of Golden Living Center - Woodbridge for the compassionate care given to Joan.
Memorial contributions may be made to Golden Living Center - Woodbridge, 816 First Ave, Evansville, IN 47710.
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Published in Courier Press on Feb. 2, 2013