Archive for Friday, September 14, 2001

Roberts services

September 14, 2001


Services for Lorna L. Roberts, 59, Accord, N.Y., will be at 3 p.m. today at the home of Gary and Kay Hale, Lawrence.

Mrs. Roberts died Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2001, in Lawrence.

She was born April 18, 1942, in Concordia, the daughter of Loren G. and Gladys L. (Yost) Roberts. Her early years were spent in Clifton. She graduated from Topeka High School. She attended Wichita State University and received a bachelor's degree and a master's degree in fine arts from the University of Wisconsin.

She married Stephen Yenser in 1963 in Miami, Okla. They divorced. She married Patrick Kelly in 1972, in San Francisco. They divorced.

Survivors include a son, Finnegan Kelly, of the home; a daughter, Aris Kelly, of the home; her mother, Lawrence; two sisters, Kay Hale, Lawrence, and Elaine Hanson, Overland Park; and a grandson.

Memorial services will be at a later date in New York and Clifton.

The family suggests memorials to World Wildlife Front, sent in care of Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home.

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