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Jean I. Roberts, 96

Jean I. Roberts, age 96 passed away on Sunday, June 23, 2013 at Good Samaritan Heritage Grove in East Grand Forks, MN.
          Jean was born March 11, 1917 in Mallory, MN the daughter of William and Eva (McDonald) Nisbet.  She grew up in Mallory where she attended country grade school, then graduated from the Northwest School of Agriculture in Crookston, MN.  After graduation Jean attended Union Commercial Business College in Grand Forks, ND.  On September 12, 1937 she married Walter Roberts in Mallory, MN.  They farmed near Mallory their entire life.  In 1972 they moved to East Grand Forks.  Walter passed away on April 18, 1987.
          Jean is survived by her four children, Gerald (Joyce) Roberts, East Grand Forks, JoAnne (Tony) Johnson of Ladysmith, VA, Marjorie (Lynn) Stauss and Delores (Paul) Meland both of East Grand Forks; 1 sister, Helen Nisbet of East Grand Forks; 10 grandchildren, Nannette Cicha, Jeffrey Roberts, Teresa Roberts, Cyd Wong, Holly Ganster, Christian Johnson, Scott Stauss, Kelly Carlson, Jill Meulebroeck and Alyssa Tepper;  11 great-grandchildren, Becky and Laura Cicha, Grace Roberts, Jillian and Connor Wong, Alex and Parker Stauss, Evan, Nolan and Brady Meulebroeck and Sophia Tepper.
          Jean is preceded in death by her parents, William and Eva Nisbet; her brother Herbert; sister, Myrtle and her husband Walter.
Memorials are requested to Mendenhall Presbyterian Church or the Nisbet Cemetery, both of East Grand Forks, MN.
         
Funeral Service: 10:30 AM, Wednesday, June 26, 2013 at the Mendenhall Presbyterian Church, East Grand Forks, MN.
 
Visitation:   5:00 to 7:00 with a 6:30 PM Prayer Service on Tuesday (Today) June 25, 2013 in Mendenhall Presbyterian Church, 528 10th St. NW, East Grand Forks, MN and also 1 hour prior Funeral Service on Wednesday in Mendenhall Presbyterian Church.
 
Interment:   Nisbet Cemetery ~ Mallory, MN
 
Online Guestbook:  www.dandahlfuneralhome.com
 
Arrangements by:  Dahl Funeral Home ~ East Grand Forks, MN
 

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