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Hazel Loretta Roberts

Sunnyside, Washington

April 2, 1927 - May 18, 2024

Hazel Loretta Roberts Obituary

Hazel Roberts was born to Otis Earl and Ada (Rice) Kilmer on April 2, 1927 in Rosston, OK. The family moved to Mabton, WA in 1934 because of the Dust Bowl. She attended Mabton schools, graduating in 1946. She attended Central Washington College in Ellensburg.

She and Richard Roberts were married October 16, 1948 in Toppenish, WA. They lived and farmed in the Glade area. She was a member of the United Methodist Church in Mabton and later the Grace Brethren Church in Mabton. She was a member of the Alder Creek Grange #890, 24 Club, Alder Creek Pioneer Association & Yakima County Extension Homemakers.

She was a very talented person. If you were to look up “Homemaker”, you would find her. She did many crafts including sewing, knitting, crocheting, quilting and painting. She was a Campfire Girls leader for many years and taught many girls to bake, do crafts and so much more.

She is survived by her children: Carol (Jim) Carter of Bickleton, WA, Peggy (Bob) Hanan of Roosevelt, WA, and Cindy (Mike) Harris of Mabton, WA; Seven grandchildren, Jessi (Michael Daves) Carter-Daves of Adams, MA; Jennifer (Eric) Lysen of Blaine, WA; Jeremy Carter of Bothell, WA; Erin Roberts of Sunnyside, WA; Heather (Ken) Fredericksen of Wenatchee, WA; Guy (Colleen) Roberts of Vancouver, WA; and Emily Harris of Yakima, WA; Ten great grandchildren, Chloe Carter-Daves, Ethan Davis, Meghan Davis, William Johnson, Katelyn Davis,  Gunnar Bruseau, A J Bruseau, Soren Roberts, Magnus Lysen and Snova Lysen.

She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Richard (Dick) Roberts: her son, Jack Roberts; her siblings, Ellen Amrine, Laura Clark and a baby brother; and her granddaughter, Alyson Harris.

Viewing and visitation will be May 30, 2024 from 3:00 p.m.  to 7:00 p.m. at Smith Funeral Home in Sunnyside Washington. A grave side service and burial will take place at the Glade Cemetery, Ridge Road, Mabton, WA at 9:30 a.m. May 31, 2024. The funeral service will follow at the Grace Brethren Church in Mabton at 11:00 a.m  In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to Glade Cemetery Association, P O Box 9, Bickleton, WA.99322. Those wishing to sign Hazel’s online memorial book may do so at www.funeralhomesmith.com   Smith Funeral Home is care of arrangements.

To share a memory or send a condolence gift, please visit the Official Obituary of Hazel Loretta Roberts hosted by Smith Funeral Home.

Hazel Roberts was born to Otis Earl and Ada (Rice) Kilmer on April 2, 1927 in Rosston, OK. The family moved to Mabton, WA in 1934 because of the Dust Bowl. She attended Mabton schools, graduating in 1946. She attended Central Washington College in Ellensburg.

She and Richard Roberts were married October 16, 1948 in Toppenish, WA. They lived and farmed in the Glade area. She was a member of the United Methodist Church in Mabton and later the Grace Brethren Church in Mabton. She was a member of the Alder Creek Grange #890, 24 Club, Alder Creek Pioneer Association & Yakima County Extension Homemakers.

She was a very talented person. If you were to look up “Homemaker”, you would find her. She did many crafts including sewing, knitting, crocheting, quilting and painting. She was a Campfire Girls leader for many years and taught many girls to bake, do crafts and so much more.

She is survived by her children: Carol (Jim) Carter of Bickleton, WA, Peggy (Bob) Hanan of Roosevelt, WA, and Cindy (Mike) Harris of Mabton, WA; Seven grandchildren, Jessi (Michael Daves) Carter-Daves of Adams, MA; Jennifer (Eric) Lysen of Blaine, WA; Jeremy Carter of Bothell, WA; Erin Roberts of Sunnyside, WA; Heather (Ken) Fredericksen of Wenatchee, WA; Guy (Colleen) Roberts of Vancouver, WA; and Emily Harris of Yakima, WA; Ten great grandchildren, Chloe Carter-Daves, Ethan Davis, Meghan Davis, William Johnson, Katelyn Davis,  Gunnar Bruseau, A J Bruseau, Soren Roberts, Magnus Lysen and Snova Lysen.

She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Richard (Dick) Roberts: her son, Jack Roberts; her siblings, Ellen Amrine, Laura Clark and a baby brother; and her granddaughter, Alyson Harris.

Viewing and visitation will be May 30, 2024 from 3:00 p.m.  to 7:00 p.m. at Smith Funeral Home in Sunnyside Washington. A grave side service and burial will take place at the Glade Cemetery, Ridge Road, Mabton, WA at 9:30 a.m. May 31, 2024. The funeral service will follow at the Grace Brethren Church in Mabton at 11:00 a.m  In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to Glade Cemetery Association, P O Box 9, Bickleton, WA.99322. Those wishing to sign Hazel’s online memorial book may do so at www.funeralhomesmith.com   Smith Funeral Home is care of arrangements.

To share a memory or send a condolence gift, please visit the Official Obituary of Hazel Loretta Roberts hosted by Smith Funeral Home.

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