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Obituaries

Obituaries

Marjorie A. Roberts 1911 - 2005 Chanute

Services for Marjorie A. "Toad" Roberts, 94, Chanute, will be at 11 a.m. Monday at First Presbyterian Church in Chanute. Inurnment will follow in Memorial Park Cemetery.Mrs. Roberts died Friday, Aug. 19, 2005, at her home.She was born Aug. 10, 1911, in Chanute, the daughter of Walter E. and Phoebe Robertson White. She attended Chanute public schools and graduated from Chanute High School in 1929. She majored in music at Washburn University, where she was a member of Kappa Alpha Theta sorority.Mrs. Roberts was a homemaker. She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church Choir for more than 50 years. She was also a member of St. Cecelia, Delta Study and many bridge clubs.She married James A. "Mannie" Roberts on June 24, 1939, in Chanute.Survivors include a son, James A. Roberts Jr., Lawrence; a daughter, Nancy Castellucci, Chanute; six grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.The family suggests memorials to the church or Horizon Hospice, sent in care of Penwell-Gabel Funeral Home, Johnson Chapel, 101 North Highland, Chanute 66720.Online condolences may be sent at <a href="http://www.penwellgabel.com">www.penwellgabel.com</a>.