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Helen Margaret Roberts

Born: January 7, 1926

Died: May 25, 2018

Helen Margaret Roberts, 92, of Chicago, formerly of Morris, passed away Friday May 25, 2018.

Born on January 7, 1926 in Collyer, Kansas, she was the daughter of the late Vincent and Elizabeth (Weisbeck) Ziegler. Margaret graduated from Collyer High School in Collyer, KS and from Central Business College in Denver, Co. She worked for many years at the Morris Daily Herald and later at the Grundy area Vocational Center. She was a long time member of Immaculate Conception parish until ill health required her moving in 2016. She married Arthur Thomas Roberts on November 9, 1948 at St. Michael's Catholic Church in Collyer, KS, who preceded her in death on February 14, 2009.

Margaret is survived by her children, Barbara (Truman) Sanchez, Michael Roberts and Stephen Roberts; 2 grandchildren; 3 great grandchildren, with a 4th due within a month; sisters, Mary Swinson and Eleanor Krajicek; and several nieces and nephews.

She is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Tommie; 5 sisters; and 8 brothers.

A visitation for Margaret will be held on Tuesday May 29, 2018 from 10:00 am to 11:00 am at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church. A mass of Christian burial will follow at 11:00 am presided by Father Edward J. Howe, CR. Burial will be at Mt. Carmel in Morris.

Memorials may be made in Margaret's name to the Immaculate Conception Church.

Arrangements have been entrusted with U.C. Davis-Callahan Funeral Home, 301 W. Washington Street, Morris, IL.

For further information visit the website at www.ucdaviscallahan.com or contact the funeral home at 815-942-0084. Online condolences may be directed to the family by visiting the website.
Published in Morris Herald-News on May 27, 2018
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