Obituary: Dorothy Roberts
Pratt - Dorothy Mae Roberts, 96, passed away Tuesday, April 28, 2020 at her home. She was born March 18, 1924 on a farm in Kearney County Kansas to Elmer B. and Etta D. (Ricker) Mansfield. Dorothy married Howard S. Roberts on March 9, 1946 in Pratt. He preceded her in death on August 23, 1988.
Dorothy graduated from Leoti High School in 1942. She was past president of American Legion Auxiliary. She enjoyed gambling and going to Vegas.
She is survived by her son, Howard John (Martha) Roberts of Minot, South Dakota; daughters, Shirley (Joe) Raney of Iuka, Betty Young of Iuka, Karen (Patrick) Martinez of Belize and Sherri Voepel of Pratt; brother in-law, Carl (Pat) Roberts of Houston, Texas; 11 grandchildren; 28 great grandchildren; and 1 great great granddaughter.
Dorothy is preceded in death by her husband, Howard; parents; brother, Frank Taylor; sisters, Ila Mansfield and Lucille Harrison; son in-law, Chuck Young; and sister in-law, Erma Bryan.
Visitation was Sunday, May 3, 2020 at Larrison Mortuary, 300 Country Club Road, Pratt. Graveside service were held Monday, May 4, 2020 at Coats Cemetery with John Hamm presiding.