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OFFICIAL OBITUARY FOR

Roberta J Christians

1935 - 2021

Mt. Morris

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  Mt. Morris, IL, Roberta J. Christians, age 85, passed away in her home on Saturday March 27, 2021 in Mt. Morris, IL with her family by her side.  Roberta was born on July 13, 1935 in Oregon, IL the daughter of Robert & Violet (Shindle) Murdock.  Roberta graduated from Oregon High School class of 1953. She attended University of Illinois and was a member of Alpha Delta Pi Sorority; and she received her bachelor and master’s degrees from Northern Illinois University.

  Roberta married Daryl Christians on October 14, 1972 in Mt. Morris, IL; and he preceded her in death on July 11, 2019.  She enjoyed golfing, fishing, traveling and dancing with Daryl and raising their beautiful daughters together.

  Roberta is survived by her daughters: Beth McDonald, North Fork, ID, Dolores (Brad) Wolber, Mt. Morris, IL, Joyce (Randy) David, Federal Dam, MN; 9 grandchildren; 13 great grandchildren; sister-in-law: Cheryl (Cecelia Cook) Christians, Mt. Morris, IL. 

  Roberta is preceded in death by her parents; husband: Daryl; sister: Elizabeth Knapstein; and great granddaughter: Ann Maray Forbush.

  Celebration of life will be held on April 3, 2021 from 1:00 P.M. until 3:00 P.M. in the Mt. Morris Moose Lodge, Mt. Morris, IL. Cremation rites have been accorded with Finch Funeral Home, 405 East Hitt Mt. Morris, IL.

  Memorials to Mt. Morris Goodfellows, Mt. Morris Fire and Ambulance.

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April 2, 2021 12:50 PM

Your family has left so many special memories in our lives, take care and our thoughts are with all of you!

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March 31, 2021 8:42 AM

May the Memorial Tree that is planted in celebrating Roberta’s life bring the beauty of its seasons and its colors to the earth like Roberta brought to her family’s life. Our condolences.
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Rose Avey

March 29, 2021 1:24 PM
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My 6th grade teacher. Very nice lady

Dawn Clark

March 29, 2021 11:25 AM

I have loving memories of Roberta and will cherish them all. She was the best mom & wife and the way she lit up the room goes unmatched.

My prayers for peace for the family of this kind soul.

Dawn Clark

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Chan and April

March 29, 2021 5:26 AM

Our deepest condolences.. but may she Rest In Peace and smile and shine above us all with grandpa. I know they’re up there t-ing off on the front nine right now <3
Chan and April

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