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Roberta “Bert” Sundquist

Posted July 22, 2013 in Boone, Obituaries

July 15, 1929 – July 11, 2013

Roberta ‘Bert’ Sundquist, age 83, of Boone and the Westhaven Community, died July 11, 2013, at Westhaven.

Private family graveside services and burial were held Monday, July 15, 2013, at the Rose Hill Cemetery, west of Boone.

Bert was born in Marshalltown, Iowa, on July 15, 1929, the daughter of Frank and Florence (Booyer) Atcher.

On October 14, 1947, she married Robert Sundquist in Boone.

In earlier years, Bert worked at Donneley Marketing in Nevada and performed housecleaning for clients. She later worked as a ward attendant at the former Boone County Home.

Bert and her husband Bob bought and sold antiques and operated Sundquist Antiques.

Bert loved spending time with her family.

She also enjoyed sewing and quilting, reading, flower gardening, cooking for her family, and she was an avid animal lover, especially dogs.

Bert was preceded in death by her parents, husband, and a son Robert Jr.

She is survived by a daughter Bobbi Repp and husband Gary of Perry; two grandchildren, Micah Stagg and husband John of Ogden, and Andrew Repp and Jennifer Baker of Des Moines.

Also surviving are four great-grandchildren; a great-great granddaughter; and a sister Florene “Flo” Hopkins of Boone.

In memory of Bert, memorials may be directed to the family.

Schroeder Memorial Chapel at Sixth and Marshall was in charge of the arrangements.

Information provided by:
Schroeder Memorial Chapel, Inc.
1006 6th Street
Boone, IA 50036

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