Elizabeth "Betty" Robare

ROBARE, ELIZABETH "BETTY", of Sanford, FL. Born May 27, 1931 in Nagaunee, MI, died December 1, 2012. Moved to Sanford as a Navy wife in 1956. She was the beloved wife of Robert A. Robare. She was a stay at home mom to six children, Robert C. (Denise), Debra (Tim), Thomas (Jenifer), Laura (Dave), Lisa (Craig), Bear/Barbara (Wayne). She was blessed with 11 grandchildren, and nine great-grandchildren. She was a surrogate mother to all of our friends growing up. She served for 20 years as room mother/grandmother at Pinecrest Elementary School. She was selected by the Sanford Herald from many entries as mother of the year in 1990. She took her grandson, countless friends, and neighbors to doctor appointments and cancer treatments. All those who knew her loved her. She will be greatly missed by all. She is now at peace. Funeral services will be held Thursday, December 6, 2012 at 11 a.m. at Gramkow Funeral Home, 500 E. Airport Blvd., Sanford.

Funeral Home

500 E AIRPORT BLVD Sanford, FL 32773-8004
(407) 322-3213

Published in the Orlando Sentinel on Dec. 4, 2012