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13 April 2011

Frieda Marie (Douglas) Roberts - 1923-2011

My wife's aunt died recently. Below is her obituary which I copied from the Journal Gazette and Times-Courier online.

INDIANAPOLIS - Frieda Marie Roberts, 88, of Indianapolis, passed away April 3, 2011. She was born February 4, 1923 in Hindsboro, IL to the late Ralph and Ethel Marie (Hanks) Douglas. Frieda was a self employed hair stylist for 60 years. She was a loving mother, grandmother, and sibling. Visitation will be held Friday, April 8, 2011 from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Shirley Brothers Drexel Chapel, 4565 E. 10th St., with funeral services Saturday at 10:00 a.m. Graveside services will be at 2:00 p.m. EST in Hindsboro, IL. Frieda is survived by children, Charlene (Peter) Sherry , Charlotte Grippaldi, Cheryl Roberts, Chester (Beverly) Roberts, and Christopher Roberts; sister, Joyce Seitz; grandchildren, Shawn, Beth, Mark, Shonna, Shadrick, Todd, Heather, and Sean; and 10 great-grandchildren. Frieda was preceded in death by brothers, William, Leon, Jerald, and Robert Douglas; sister, Norma Goble; and former husband, James Leo Roberts. Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Association , Greater Indiana Chapter, 50 E. 91st St., Ste. 100, Indianapolis, IN, 46240.

Published in Journal Gazette & Times-Courier on April 5, 2011

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