Ada Roberts

Ada Marie Roberts, 94, of Storm Lake, died Monday, Feb. 5, 2018 at Methodist Manor Retirement Community in Storm Lake.

Funeral services were held Thursday, Feb. 8, at United Methodist Church in Storm Lake. Burial followed in Storm Lake Cemetery. Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home in Storm Lake was in charge of the arrangements.

Ada Marie Pryor was born Sept. 7, 1923 in Storm Lake, the daughter of Raymond and Mary (Barr) Pryor.

She graduated from Hayes Township School in rural Storm Lake.

On Feb. 5, 1955, Ada Marie was united in marriage to Rolly F. Roberts at United Methodist Church in Storm Lake. Together, the couple was blessed with two children: Raymond G. on Oct. 21, 1946, and Dan L. on March 5, 1947.

Ada Marie was an active member of United Methodist Church in Storm Lake participating in many ways including UMW. She also was a member of Rebekah Lodge, Oddfellows, garden and card clubs.

Gardening was a favorite past time of Ada Marie’s. She enjoyed Friday lunches and Saturday breakfasts with the girls. Most of all, she loved spending time with her family and friends. Ada Marie will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved her.

Those left to cherish her memory include her children: Raymond G. Crees of Des Moines; Dan L. (Sandra) Alderson of Cortez, Fla.; 11 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; 23 great-great-grandchildren; sister, Barbara (Hale) Pember of Iowa; brothers and sisters-in-law: Guy Roberts of Missouri; Herbert (Carmen) Roberts of California; Luther Roberts of Missouri; Tena Jones of Florida; Phyllis (Dennis) Guthrie of Missouri; Harriett Roberts of Alaska; extended family and friends.

Ada Marie was preceded in death by her parents, Mary and Raymond; husband, Rolly Roberts on Sept. 8, 2017; sister, Verna M. Patterson; and grandson, Danny L. Alderson, Jr.