Obituaries detail

Roberta Marie Roseburrough, Age: 66
Feb 22,1951---Dec 31,2017
Roberta Marie Roseburrough; 66, of Kansas City, MO, passed away Sunday, December 31, 2017 at the St. Luke’s Hospice House. Roberta was predeceased by her parents, Walter and Marge Roseburrough, and her sister, Mary Gruerman. Roberta is survived by her brothers, Walt, Jerry, Tom and John Roseburrough, her sisters, Margie McHale and Lisa Weis, and their spouses. In addition to her siblings, Roberta (Berta) leaves behind 13 nieces and nephews, 11 great nieces and nephews and 3 great-great nieces and nephews. Berta was a caregiver to many of her nieces and her nephews. Many of her nephews affectionately referred to themselves as “Berta’s Boys”. Berta was the rock and central figure of a large and extended family. She was loved by everyone she touched; she had a kind and gentle soul. Even when she wasn’t feeling well, if you needed something, she was there. With Berta’s passing, there will be a void in the hearts of all who loved her. It has been an honor to be able to say “she was our sister”. In lieu of flowers; for those wishing to remember Roberta, the family requests donations in Roberta’s memory for the Culinary / Arts programs at Kansas City Academy 7933 Main St., Kansas City, MO 64114 or with notation in memory of Roberta Roseburrough.
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Jeff Weis Jan 05 ,2018

Brother-In-Law ,KANSAS CITY ,Missouri

Roberta - you touched the lives of so many in a positive way! You will be missed greatly!

Katharine Eastman Jan 05 ,2018

Friend ,Waltham ,Massachusetts

Berta, you are missed by all who knew you. I never heard Berta say a mean thing about anyone. She was truly a kind soul.I met Berta and Lisa through Margie. What a loving family!

Jeanne Jan 05 ,2018

Friend ,Kansas City ,Missouri

Darling Roberta was such a joy and blessing to all who knew her. I am so blessed she came into my life and shared her humor, her stories and her love. Peace is yours my friend.

Kiely Tanner Jan 05 ,2018

Friend ,KC ,Missouri

Roberta was such a special person. We loved her so. She had a heart of gold and loved by family and friends. Rest In Peace, we love you! Lisa we are always here for you!!!!

Stephanie Winslow Jan 05 ,2018

Friend and neighbor ,KC previously ,Oklahoma

Sweet Roberta...gentle woman. May you rest in peace and your loved ones find comfort in the memories they have and the love you gave.

Howard Ruoff Jan 06 ,2018

Friend ,Punta Gorda FL ,Florida

She was truly a good friend and will be missed by all in North Shore.

Mal Chapman Jan 06 ,2018

Friend of Margie's ,Witney. England

Margie ( and all your family) I am so very very sorry. xxxxx

JoAnna Barrera Palacio Jan 07 ,2018

neighbor ,Kansas City Westside ,Missouri

Sending prayers and condolences to all the Roseburrough family.....a very "reknown family" in our small Westside community! Roberta was very active and would "step in" when ever need. A strong and giving person (just like her parents). Rest in peace neighbor. From all the family of John and Anna Barrera "on Madison Block".

Maureen Purcell Jan 07 ,2018

Friend ,Leawood ,Kansas

I am friends with Bruce and Margie and knew Roberta as "Bobbie". I know she played a very important role in the Roseburrough family and will be truly missed! Our sympathy to all the family. Pat and Maureen Purcell

Rita Berry Jan 07 ,2018

Admirer ,KANSAS CITY ,Missouri

Roberta has been part of my prayers since childhood. Now she's cheering for all her family who she loved and cared for. So blessed to have known her. My deepest sympathies to all the Roseburrough family.

Valerie Troncoso Jan 07 ,2018

Family friend ,Kansas City ,Missouri

To the Roseburrough family my deepest sympathies. Roberta was one of my favorite persons. With everything going wrong healthwise with her she still had a great zest for life! I'll miss my friend greatly. She recently was there for me during my mother's passing. She was always there when she was needed.Much love & prayers to all the Roseburrough family.

Elida Vargas Paredes Jan 08 ,2018

Friend ,Kansas City ,Missouri

On behalf of the Margarito and Josefina Vargas families we send our deepest condolences. May God wrap his arms around her and receive her in his blessed hands. Qué los bendiga hoy y siempré.

John & Isela Ramirez Jan 08 ,2018

friends ,El Paso ,Texas

You will , be greatly missed.Rest in peace. Our love and condolences.

Richard Hair Jan 09 ,2018

Friend ,Kansas City ,Missouri

Roberta was a kindly soul with a gentle heart who was always loyal to her family and a friend for life. I will miss her. My condolences to all her family members who enjoyed her giving presence.

Melody Stacy Jan 10 ,2018

Friend ,Lenexa ,Kansas

Berta was an amazing person who will be missed by all who knew her. She was always so positive and loved everyone.Dennis and Melody Stacy

paula schott Jan 11 ,2018

family friend ,Punta Gorda ,Florida

Berta will be missed by both family and friends. Loved to see her at the North Shore pool, with her family. She would swim with the nephews, and enjoying herself as the "kid at heart" that she was. Her joy will be missed.

Angela Medellin Jan 13 ,2018

Neighborhood friend ,KANSAS CITY ,Kansas

Condolences to the Roseburrough family for your most precious loss. Berta was a wonderful friend while we attended the same school and greater friend every time we ran into each other at the grocery store. She always had such exciting news and life stories to share. We will continue to keep the family in our thoughts and prayers. Rest in peace Berta. We will meet again. Angie Medellin and the Gonzalez family. 🙏🙏