Roberta was born in Hannah, North Dakota, USA on November 4, 1916. She came to Canada in 1918 and lived in Young, Sask. where she took her schooling.
Her family moved to Usherville, Sk, in 1932 and on July 14, 1942 she married Wilfred Gordon Burroughs. They moved to Nipawin in 1967 where Wilfred was in construction work for a number of years before moving to Saskatoon where he husband passed away in 1968. She then moved back to Preeceville where she lived until 1984 when she came back to Nipawin. Most of her life was spent looking after elderly people.
Roberta was predeceased by her father, Robert Hannah in 1956; her mother, Mary (Ketter) Hannah in 1974; a brother in 1983; a sister in 1984 and another sister in 2006.
She leaves to mourn two sons Lane Burroughs of Red Deer, AB; Allan (Lynn) Burroughs of Creighton, Sk; one daughter Sharon (Milt) Kinzel of Nipawin; 6 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; 1 great-great-grandson; and several nieces and nephews.
The family would like to thank the staff at the Carrot River Health Centre and Pastor Fiege for his visits, as he could always make mom laugh!