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Charles Woodrow "Chuck" Roberts
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Birth: May 22, 1926
Lewellen
Garden County
Nebraska, USA
Death: Nov. 11, 2008
Vista
San Diego County
California, USA

Garden County News (Oshkosh, Nebraska), Nov. 27, 2008, Page 4

Charles "Chuck" Woodrow Roberts, 82, of Vista, California died Tuesday, November 11, 2008, in Vista, California.

A memorial service was held at Saint Ann's, 701 West St., Oceanside, California, officiated by Father Joe R. Rees. Graveside services will be held 2:00 p.m., Friday, December 5, 2008, at Ash Hollow Cemetery near Lewellen, Nebraska with Pastor Ray Weinerman officiating. Military honors will be conducted by the United States Navy. A luncheon will be held at the United Methodist Church in Lewellen following the service.

Memorial contributions may be made to The American Lung Association, 424 Pendleton Way, Oakland, CA 94621.

Holechek Funeral Home in Oshkosh is in charge of the arrangements.

Charles Woodrow Roberts was born May 22, 1926, in Lewellen, Nebraska. He was the son of Andrew Guy Roberts and Mertie Roberts.

Charles was raised in Lewellen, Nebraska, where he graduated from Lewellen High School. He joined the Navy in 1944 and served as a radio operator in Iwo Jima. He attended the University of Nebraska on the GI bill.

Charles earned an architectural engineering degree from the University of Nebraska. He worked for Peter Kiewit for many years, had his own construction company, and also worked as an engineer for IBM and Sun Microsystems. He retired with his wife in 1998 in California.

A friend wrote "…of all the pleasure he brought and how he loved life, he was so much fun and wherever he went he helped to make it fun for others as well."

He is survived by: his wife Chris Moritz, and her three children, Kevin Keeling of Summerset, California, Linda Correa of Houston, and Connie Smith of Houston; his sons, Craig Roberts of Boulder, Colorado, Russell Roberts of Reserve, New Mexico, and Bruce Roberts of Denver, Colorado; and his daughter Kristen Roberts Bull of Scott Valley, California; and their families, which include six grandchildren. Also surviving is a brother Dale Roberts and sisters Carol Roberts McCormac, Marilyn Busteed Roberts, and Patricia Roberts, and their families.

Charles was preceded in death by: his parents; brothers Ray S., Richard F., Marquis (Bud), and Myron K. Roberts; and his sisters Pauline Roberts Seaver and Barbara Roberts Butler.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Guy Andrew Roberts (1893 - 1973)
  Mertie E. Mardis Roberts (1899 - 1988)
 
 Siblings:
  Pauline Ruth Roberts Seaver (1921 - 1979)*
  Pauline Ruth Roberts Seaver (1921 - 1979)*
  Marquis Henry Roberts (1923 - 2005)*
  Charles Woodrow Roberts (1926 - 2008)
  Dale L. Roberts (1929 - 2012)*
  Barbara Helen Roberts Butler (1931 - 2004)*
  Myron Kenneth Roberts (1935 - 2007)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Ash Hollow Cemetery
Lewellen
Garden County
Nebraska, USA
Plot: Block 12, Lot 28
 
Created by: Brian Tingley
Record added: Sep 12, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 41855577
Charles Woodrow Chuck Roberts
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Charles Woodrow Chuck Roberts
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Charles Woodrow Chuck Roberts
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