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July 7, 2014

Lois M. Roberts

OTTUMWA — Lois Marie Roberts (Coop), 79, of Ottumwa, passed away July 6, 2014 at Good Samaritan Society.

Lois was born June 15, 1935, to Carl and Mina Coop.

She met the love of her life, Harold D. Roberts, while attending Blakesburg schools, and they married Aug. 16, 1953.

Lois loved her family and especially enjoyed times when they all got together. She loved her Stampin' Up card group and making cards and scrapbooks for all occasions.

She is survived by her three children, Tony (Gail) Roberts of Ottumwa, Greg (Jenny) Roberts of Fairfield, and Jill (Larry) Coble of Ottumwa; grandchildren, Nikki (Stacy) Vogel, Emily (Chace) Pollock, Krissa (Michael) Wiley, Anthony Roberts, Josh (Christy) Roberts, Melia (Todd) Eiklenborg, Nathan (Julie) Coble, Alicia (Curtis) Coble-Gay, Cassie Coble, Braxton Coble and Jaxson Coble; 13 great-grandchildren; her siblings, Marian (Bill) Davis, Linda McClellan, Jerry (Barb) Coop and Sheryl (Jack) Finney and many nieces and nephews and great-nieces and great-nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband; daughter, Pamela Reed; and granddaughter, Megan Roberts.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Knedler Funeral Home in Blakesburg; Pastor Marty Schmidt officiating. Burial will be in Blakesburg Cemetery.

Visitation will begin at 9 a.m. Wednesday with family present from 6-8 p.m.

Memorials may be made to Blakesburg First Responders.

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