Donna Lou Roberts
July 17, 1935 - June 28, 2010
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Age 74, passed away to her heavenly rest on Monday, June 28, 2010. Donna Lou was born in Topeka, Kansas on July 17, 1935, daughter of the late Arthur “Lynn” and Mary (Knight) Swecker. On November 12, 1955, she was united in marriage to Larry Roberts; the couple enjoyed forty-five years together. For many years,…

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candy rusch left a message on July 5, 2010:
i will miss donna, i was good friends with the family especially debbi and judy during grade school etc. always loved spending time over there, donna is in heaven now with our lord and savior..candy miller-rusch
Vicki Knight left a message on July 4, 2010:
Dear Debi Judy and Carla, Debi and Judy, my name is Vicki Knight. I never got to know you but I was in your Mom and Dad's wedding all those years ago as a flower girl. Your mom babysat for me as a kid and we are cousins, (I guess twice removed). I loved your Mom like a sister. We spoke on the phone often. Your Aunt Carla is a very special cousin. Donna and I always got together when she came to Las Vegas. Bob and Bobbi Jean were my aunt and uncle and Sharri and Sandi are my cousins. I have so many great memories of your mother all the years she lived in Topeka. I am so very sorry for your loss. Donna will be missed by everyone whose life she touched. She was a very special lady. She is in a better place now and livin' it up! She was doing what she loved to do. God is with you all. This too, shall pass. Love, Vicki
Beryl Barker left a message on July 3, 2010:
Donna's family, I met Donna years ago at Copps merchandising greeting cards. We got to know each other well. She was hired to work for the same company I was and we frequently worked together, went places together and visited often. We grew apart, but my I always thought about her and her family, including her dogs. Donna is with the Lord now and will see us all again someday. My sympathy to all of you on her tragic death.
Paul & Kelli Dercks left a message on July 2, 2010:
Judy and Jim Ogle, you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. With love,
Lori J Miller left a message on July 2, 2010:
Donna will be missed, and to me she will always be remembered at a sassy classy lady. I love and miss you all and i am with u in Spirt.
Peace of mind is a call away. We're here when you need us most.
Patty & Mike left a message on July 2, 2010:
Jim & Judy Lee, You have been in our prayers. We will continue to pray for comfort. Love you guys
Lori Schmidt left a message on July 1, 2010:
So sorry to hear about your Mother...Judy. I haven't seen you in years, we went to school together, a long time ago. I heard about your Mother on facebook from Candy Miller. I know how hard it is to lose a parent, my Father passed away in 2007. All the memories you have will be with you always, and she will always be in your heart. My thoughts are with you and your family. Take care, Lori Schmidt
Kathy Friesen left a message on July 1, 2010:
Debi,Dan,Vanessa,Kristoffer & Kate, Judy, Jimmy, Tiffany, Josh & Babe, You have been in my prayers since the accident. Thinking of all the things your Mom would say, do and her personality. Donna was never afraid to say what she thought (like about the color I painted my kitchen 2 months ago) but she always made us laugh too. Let's celebrate the life she had with us here and her eternal life with Christ now. Donna love the Lord and she is dancing up a storm. I pray for God to comfort you during this time. Love ya all. Kathy Friesen & David Schmidt
Norman Spencer left a message on July 1, 2010:
Myself and my wife MaryJane Spencer are the parents of Matthew Spencer who live next door to Donna. We have only met Donna twice when we were visiting but felt like we knew her all of our lives. Donna lived life to the fullest and will be missed by many people. We regret that due to the distance we can not attend.I dont know if Donna liked bagpipe music but I played a few verses of Amazing Grace on my pipes in her honor. With deepest regrets. Norman Spencer
Sandi & Steve Squires left a message on July 1, 2010:
We will all miss Donna Lou so much. She was a terrific cousin and also a wonderful friend. I know she is well taken care of in her new home in heaven. We'll never forget what a great woman she was.
Cathy Ogle left a message on July 1, 2010:
Donna will be missed so much by all of us in Indiana. She was a dear friend,and part of our family. We loved her dearly. Are hearts and prayers are with you in your time of sorrow. Love, The Ogle's in Indiana.
Brissa Selva left a message on June 30, 2010:
Me and my family we all very sorry for the lost of Donna L. I really love her and she was the type of woman you all would like to have around. She could put a smile on you right away no matter the circunstances... She is now in a better place and we are all praying for her! I will really miss her alot! I love you all! And i wish i could be there with all of you!.. God bless her and you!
Ron and Linda Klingbyll left a message on June 30, 2010:
Dear Judy, We are so sorry to hear of your mother's sudden passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family over the next few days and months. You will find comfort and strength in the secret place of the most high. Many Blessings dear lady. Hugs, Linda and Ron
Tiffany left a message on June 30, 2010:
Judy, you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. May you feel God's comforting hand during this time.
Sandi Frassetto left a message on June 30, 2010:
Donna babe, I will miss you so much....the last time you were at the Surgery Center, we were all admiring your pretty toes!! The time before that, we hugged when you left, a visitor asked me if you were my I told you...I wish you had been. Now what will we do for your 85th birthday...oops, I mean 75th. You were the best volunteer ever, the patients and their families will miss you...especially ME!!! We got you to stop smoking, we supported you when you lost your son, then the breast cancer surgery, and how you loved to attend all our buffets at the surgery center. I can remember when you appeared in your flashing vest for your mo-ped(I told you not to wear that thing in bed). Now you are at peace.....I am so thankful that I got to know you...even though you never knew my real name....(NOT CAROL). BFF--best friends forever....or was it BESTEST friends forever....loved you girl.
Nancy & Jean LaBorde left a message on June 30, 2010:
Donna Lou~ You were like a big sister, a Mom and a GREAT friend all rolled into one. We are going to miss you so much!!! Up North will not be the same without you...With Much Love and Prayers for you and to your family, as it will be so difficult for them.
Shari Block left a message on June 30, 2010:
Donna, You were such a wonderful lady. We will miss you so much. We love you like our own Mother.
Joseph and Nancy Bascue left a message on June 30, 2010:
Donna was one of the sweetest people to me at church (Joseph) and a friend and blessing to Nancy and I. She was warm and caring, had a heart of gold and was genuine and down to earth. She will be greatly missed by Nan and I and we loved her very much.
caryn hack left a message on June 30, 2010:
our deepest sypathy to you and your family
Aaron and Jen Schilpp left a message on June 30, 2010:
Our thoughts and prayers are with Donna's family and loved ones. May God comfort you all with loving thought and memories of the best times you had here with Donna here on earth. God bless~ the Schilpp's
Peace of mind is a call away. We're here when you need us most.
Carole Schmidt left a message on June 30, 2010:
Donna lit up every room she walked into;a caring,sincere,fun-loving person; it was an honor to work with her at the Surgery Center and I shall truly miss her; thanks Donna for all the laughs and life's moments you shared with me-I will never forget you. forever friends, Carole
Barb Watkins left a message on June 29, 2010:
Donna Lou was a great neighbor and wonderful friend.Aways ready to lend a helping hand. She kept Jackson st. hopping. Gathering with the neighbors and Donna would putt up on her little moped, some times with one of her little dogs in the basket.Thanks for all the memories,and rest well..... Barb
Wichmann Funeral Home & Crematories left a message:
Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss.
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