Roberta Helen Messenger of Marysville, Washington, passed on September 10, 2010.

Roberta was born on November 3, 1923 in Burwell, Nebraska. Much of her life was spent in the field of nursing.

Roberta’s list of workplaces involved the following – Merry Haven Care Center in Snohomish, Washington; American Nursing Resources in Everett, Washington; Stevens Memorial Hospital in Edmonds, Washington; Cascade Valley Hospital in Arlington, Washington; Vancouver General Hospital in Vancouver, Washington; and Shasta View Nursing Center in Weed, California.

After her time in the medical field she retired to Weed.

Roberta is survived by her brother, Wallace; son, Matthew; grandchildren, Ara, Daniel and Eric; and great-grandchildren, Madeleine and Lillyann.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Hiram and Ella May; and her sisters, Marjorie, Phyllis and Gayle.