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Roberta G. "Bobbie" Nelson


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Roberta G. "Bobbie" Nelson Obituary
CANTON, Mo. -- Roberta G. "Bobbie" Nelson, 90, formerly of West Burlington, Iowa, died at 11:28 a.m. Sunday, June 10, 2018, at the Lewis County Nursing Home in Canton.

Born July 6, 1927, in St. Joseph, she was a daughter or Cecil and Freda (Biggerstaff) Maxey Phillips. She married Roy Nelson Sr. on Nov. 9, 1946, in Troy. He died Feb. 10, 2007.

Bobbie worked for many years in the bookkeeping department at Benner Tea Co. She retired in 1978.

She was a member of West Burlington Christian Church.

She was a Primetimer and enjoyed golfing and traveling in their motor home. She previously lived in McAllen, Texas, for about 12 years and Branson for about 10 years.

Survivors include her daughter, Carol (John) Hunderdosse of West Burlington; son, Roy (Karen) Nelson Jr. of Canton; four grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband and one sister.

SERVICES: Memorial service will be 2 p.m. Thursday, June 14, at Lunning Chapel, Burlington, Iowa, with the Rev. Steven Parker conducting. Inurnment will follow in Aspen Grove Cemetery, Burlington.

VISITATION: 1 to 2 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home with family present.

MEMORIALS: West Burlington Christian Church.

ARRANGEMENTS: Lunning Chapel, Burlington, Iowa.

Condolences may be expressed online at whig.com.
Published in Quincy Herald-Whig from June 12 to June 14, 2018
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