WINTER HAVEN - Kathleen Laura Roberts, 83, died Sunday, January 27, 2013 due to complications of dementia.
Mrs. Roberts was born April 18, 1929 in Buffalo, NY. She volunteered for Meals on Wheels and was a member of B.N.P.E.O., Camellia Garden Club, Lake Region Audubon Society and the Presbyterian Women's Association. She co-authored a book with her husband on sandhill cranes. She was a child of God, devoted wife, loving mother and loyal friend. She radiated love to all.
Mrs. Roberts is survived by her husband of 63 years, Earle Roberts of Winter Haven, FL, sons David Earle Roberts of El Paso, TX, Donald Russell Roberts (Sylvia) of Carroll Valley, PA, James Douglas Roberts (Jodi) of N. Canton, OH, Paul Edward Roberts (Lisa) of Pittsburgh, PA, daughters Kathy Ann Worman (David) of Brandon, MS, Deborah Lynn Wyszynski (Tom) of Diamond, OH, Nancy Jane Rahe (Ron) of Stow, OH, brother Charles Kirk of Bakersfield, CA, 24 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held Friday, 2/1/13 at 2:00 pm in the chapel at Florida Presbyterian Homes, 16 Lake Hunter Drive, Lakeland, FL. A second service will be held at 4:30pm in the chapel at First Presbyterian Church, Winter Haven, FL. The interment will follow in the church's memorial garden.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Loving Care Fund at Florida Presbyterian Homes, Lakeland, FL.