|Birth: ||Mar. 22, 1938|
|Death: ||Jun. 1, 2003|
Helen Leah Roberts went to be with her Heavenly Father on Sunday, June 1, 2003.
Leah was born March 22, 1938, in Laramie, Wyoming to Lawrence "Mike" and Ruth Greig. They later moved to the Boise area, where Leah spent most of her life.
Leah married Bobby Eugene Roberts in December of 1955. They later divorced, but remained friends through his lifetime.
Leah spent most of her life working as a waitress in area restaurants. Also, spending several years at Hewlett Packard in a variety of jobs. Recently, she had been a hostess at Hillcrest Country Club. She loved people and she loved the work. She continued to work her last two years, despite taking chemotherapy for ovarian cancer.
Leah will be remembered for her love of life, her ability to make the best of whatever life handed her, her sense of humor, her laughter, and her deep faith in God. She wanted people to know that she did not lose "a battle" with cancer, she lived with cancer. She enjoyed every minute of life, and said "when I go it will be because it was God's time for me."
Leah is survived by her daughters, Anita (Paul) Jahner and Lana (Terry) Peoples; her grandchildren, Maxwell and Evan Jahner, and Nicole, Jessica, and Brian Peoples; her brother Tom Greig; She was preceded in death by her parents, Mike and Ruth Greig, her sister Patsy Hinds, and her son Thomas Roberts.
Graveside services were held at the Meridian Cemetery at 2:00 PM, on Thursday June 5th, followed by a Memorial Service at Meridian Gospel Tabernacle, 1507 N. Meridian Road, Meridian, Idaho.
The original obituary was published in the Idaho Statesman in June 2003. It was written by daughter, Anita, as is this excerpt.
Lawrence Guy Greig (1906 - 1988)
Ruth Gertrude Evans Greig (1911 - 1957)
Bobby Eugene Roberts (1935 - 1990)
George Thomas Roberts (1963 - 2000)*
Patricia Ruth Greig Hinds (1935 - 2000)*
Helen Leah Greig Roberts (1938 - 2003)
It is well with my soul
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Originally Created by: Aaron
Record added: Aug 22, 2009
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