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Betty J. Roberts

Betty J. Roberts, 91, lifelong Oregon resident, died on Friday May 17, 2019 at Pinecrest Manor, Mt. Morris. 

She was born on Sept.r 5, 1927 in Adeline, the daughter of John and Catherine (Meyer) Ennenga. 

She married John Clapper on March 2, 1946; he died in 1960. 

She then married Lester Roberts in 1963. 

Betty operated a babysitting and daycare service in her home and was a member of East Oregon Chapel of the Church of God. 

She enjoyed traveling to Florida, yard work, and cooking for and celebrating the holidays with her grandchildren. 

She is survived by her son, James (Bobbie) Roberts, of Leaf River; daughter, Debra (George) Cox, of Mt. Morris; many grandchildren; many great grandchildren; several great-great grandchildren; brother, Curt (Gloria) Ennenga, of Mt. Morris; and sisters, Mary (Dean) Shook, of Davis Junction, Shirley (Roger) Unger, of Rochelle, and Katie Ennenga, of Oregon. 

She was also predeceased by her parents; daughters, Gloria Pritchard and Barbara Davis; son, John "Huck" Clapper; grandchildren, Stephanie Bormes and Shelly Shelton; brothers, John and Roy Ennenga; infant siblings; and special friend, Jack Riegel. 

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, June 1 at 11 a.m. at East Oregon Chapel, Church of God preceded by a visitation beginning at 10 am. 

Pastor John Guthrie, of the church, will officiate. 

Burial will be held at a later date in Daysville Cemetery. 

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the family.  

Farrell-Holland-Gale Funeral Home, Oregon assisted the family with arrangements. Visit to leave a condolence.

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