Obituary: Roberta Ann Bainum

Roberta Ann Bainum, 87, died Thursday, July 28, 2016, at Schowalter Villa in Hesston.

She was born on Dec. 22, 1928, in Eskridge, the daughter of Raymond and Lena Schumate Lake. Roberta graduated from high school in Saffordville.

Roberta married Donald A. Bainum on Nov. 15, 1947, in rural Newton. They lived in Newton until moving to Hesston in March 1959.

She had been a baker at Gillispie Meats for several years. Roberta also had worked many years as a cook in the Hesston school system. She attended Garden Community Church of rural Hesston.

Roberta enjoyed sewing for her family, as well as doing ceramic work.

She was preceded in death by her parents; sisters Betty Wolf and Mildred Clift; and granddaughter Stephanie Vogt.

Survivors include her husband Donald of the home in Hesston; daughters, Dona Vogt of Houston, Brenda Burkey of Milford, Neb., Linda Dreier of Hot Springs Village, Ark., Debbie Enlow of Jarrell, Texas, Kathy Maynard of Kansas City, Mo., and SanDee Quinn of Chubbuck, Idaho; son Raymond Bainum of Dwight; one brother, Ralph Lake of Hastings, Neb.; sisters, Dorothy Martin of Topeka and Hazel Dewey of Louisiana, Mo.; 21 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.

Graveside and interment services will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 2, at the Highland Church Cemetery of rural Newton.

Friends may call from 1 to 8 p.m. Monday, Aug. 1, at Broadway Colonial Funeral Home in Newton. Family will receive friends from 6:30 to 8 p.m.

Memorials are established with the Garden Community Church and Schowaltter Villa, and contributions may be sent to Broadway Colonial Funeral Home, 120 E. Broadway, Newton, KS 67114.

Arrangements are by Broadway Colonial Funeral Home, Newton.

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