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Laurence E. Roberts

Laurence E Roberts, born September 27, 1941 to Clifford and Susan Roberts in Sioux Falls, SD, passed away October 6, 2015. A celebration of life service will be held October 30, 2015, 5:30-8:00 p.m. at First Lutheran Church, 327 S. Dakota Ave, Sioux Falls, SD.

Laurence attended school at Longfellow and Washington High. He married Brenda (Sonen) Roberts on January 18, 1963. He worked 30 years for Hyman Freightways as a diesel mechanic, retiring in 1998. He filled his retirement years helping on his cousin's farm.

Laurence was an avid sportsman, traveling from Alaska to Texas. He will be remembered for his desire to teach everyone to hunt and fish.

He is survived by his wife, Brenda, children Alec Roberts, Brett (Talitha) Roberts, Wendy (Rick) Solberg, Melody (Hons Oakland) Roberts, Paula (Matt) Wood. Grandchildren Jessica (Bebo), Ashlee (Gage), Kaylee, Jonathan, Tyler, Daniel, Kate, George, Ella, Avemarie. Great-grandchildren Jazleen, Johvan, and Jocelin. Siblings Edwin Roberts, Eugene Roberts, Lenore Jansons, Hope Newton, and Theora McVay and many nieces, nephews and friends.

He was preceded in death by a grandson Lars, his parents, siblings Richard Roberts, James Roberts, and Lou Ella Olsen.

Published in The Argus Leader on Oct. 28, 2015
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