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Roberta Marie Stanton

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Roberta's life began on September 1, 1931 in Chicago, ILL., the daughter of William E. Booth and Elverna F. Fritz. Roberta was united in marriage to Donald Stanton on October 28, 1950 in Decatur. She was a faithful longtime member of the Calvary Bible Church of Dowagiac. Roberta was a cashier at Harding's in Cassopolis for many years. Her loving family includes her children Robert (Margery) Stanton of Jackson, MI, Michael (Melissa) Stanton of Dowagiac, Donna (Thomas) Colley of Dowagiac, Diane (John) Woods of Winslow, AZ and Pamela (Anthony) Ryan of Waterford, MI, 19 grandchildren, 15 great grandchildren, a sister, Sylvia Sherburn of Lawton and several nieces and nephews. Roberta passed away on Saturday, April 14, 2012 at the Cass County Medical Care Facility. She is preceded in death by her husband Don, a son, Donald Stanton, Jr., sister Elverna Rank and three brothers, William Booth, Jr., Kenneth Booth and Robert Booth. Her family will gather with friends on Tuesday from 5-8 p.m. p.m. at Yazel & Clark Chapel. Her funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday at Calvary Bible church led by Pastor Robert Vickroy. Roberta will be laid to rest in Mission Hills Cemetery, Niles. Memorial contributions in her name may be directed Calvary Bible Church in Dowagiac or the Leukemia Foundation. Please sign her guestbook and leave a memory of Roberta at www.yazel-clark.com.