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Gordon Lewis Roberts, II

Death 2 Mar 2011 (aged 85)
Burial San Luis Obispo, San Luis Obispo County, California, USA
Memorial ID 67513458 · View Source
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SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. - Gordon Lewis Roberts II, 85, died March 2, 2011.

He was born in Poultney, Vt., in September 1925, the son of Catherine and Gordon L. Roberts.

He served in the Navy during World War II as a gunners mate.

After the war, Mr. Roberts graduated from the University of Vermont in Burlington.

He married Elenore Hunziker Jan. 31, 1948, in New York. Mrs. Roberts died in 2000.

He retired in 1986, after over 35 years working for Milliken and Co. in sales management.

Mr. Roberts was active in the Knights of Columbus, a parishioner of Nativity of Our Lady Catholic Church and enjoyed playing golf

Survivors include five children, Rudianne, Brian, Matthew, all of California, Gordon of Denmark and Peter of Washington State; six granddaughters and three great-grandchildren; and a sister, Barbara Williams of Queensbury, N.Y.

He was also predeceased by three sisters, Lorraine Nardo, Ester Yates and Allana Roberts.

The funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11:30 a.m. April 15 at Nativity of Our Lady Catholic Church.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Nativity of Our Lady "Special Fund," 221 Daly St., San Luis Obispo, CA 93405; or Hospice Partners of the Central Coast, 277 South St. Suite R, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401.

Published in Rutland Herald on March 27, 2011

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  • Added: 27 Mar 2011
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