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December 15, 2018


10/24/2018 10:08:00 AM
Roberta Schoper

Roberta Schoper, 95, of Jeffers died Oct. 17, 2018, at St. John Lutheran Home in Springfield.
A Celebration of Life service was Saturday at Trinity Lutheran Church in Jeffers with Pastor Marcille Jensen and Chaplain Noel Wetter officiating.
Special music was provided by Maria Carter, organist.
James Staruck and Marian Schoper provided readings.
Casket bearers were Robert Schoper, James Staruck, Matt Schoper, Lexi Schoper, Mike Schoper, Lani Schoper and Paul Schoper.
Honorary bearers were Clayton Schoper, Ruby Schoper and Maeve Schoper.
Burial was at Jeffers Cemetery in rural Jeffers.
LaCanne Family Funeral Service of Windom and Jeffers handled the funeral arrangements.
Roberta "Sis" Schmitz was born May 24, 1923, to John and Marie (Youngman) Schmitz in Sleepy Eye.
She received her public school education in rural Sleepy Eye.
In 1947, Roberta married Paul Schoper at St. John's Lutheran Church. They continued to farm and were blessed with two children, Cheryl and Robert.
Roberta was baptized and confirmed into the Lutheran faith as an adult at Trinity Lutheran Church in 1947. As a lifelong member of the church, she taught Sunday School, participated in ALCW, various circles and sang in the choir.
Roberta and Paul retired in 1981 and moved to Jeffers, where they were charter members of the Jeffers Senior Center. They played cards and visited there frequently.
After Paul's death in 1989, Robert continued living independently. She enjoyed several winters in Arizona with friends.
In 2015, she moved to St. John Circle of Care (Maples) Assisted Living in Springfield. Following a recent stroke, Roberta became a resident at St. John Lutheran Home in Springfield.
Roberta had many enjoyments in life, including caring for her flowers, gardens, lawn and landscaping. She also enjoyed music and played an accordion and harmonica by ear. Old-time dancing, playing cards, concertina music and politics also were her passions.
Her greatest joy were her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
In addition to her husband Paul, Roberta was preceded in death by five brothers: Raymond, Christian, Edward, John and her twin, Robert.
Survivors include her daughter, Cheryl (James) Staruck of Bonita Springs, Fla.; son, Robert (Marian) Schoper of Jeffers; three grandsons; and five great-grandchildren.








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