Claremore Daily Progress

Obituaries

July 28, 2012

Roberta Ann Atzbach

CLAREMORE — Roberta Ann Atzbach,  72, of Chelsea, Okla. passed away July 26, 2012, in Parkersburg, W.Va.

Roberta was born July 8, 1940 in Spotsylvania, Va., a daughter of the late Lenwood and Bertha Louise Fletcher. She loved gardening, cooking and entertaining for her family and friends.
She was also a devoted wife and mother to her family, and taught Children's Sunday School for many years at Faith Baptist Church in Claremore.  Bobbi as she was lovingly called served as a cook, then manager of the cafeteria at Leeper Middle School/ CUE from 1983 to 2000.
Roberta is survived by her husband of 42 years; Harold Atzbach of Chelsea, Oklahoma, whom she married July 3, 1970, three sons; Ray Atzbach and wife Jenene, of Chelsea, Okla.., Ricky Atzbach and wife Debbie of Claremore, Okla.., and Tony Atzbach and wife Charlaine of Parkersburg, W.Va., as well as 13 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren, and sisters, Ruth Hicks of Crossville, Tenn. and Evelyn Thompson of Fredericksburg, Va.
She was preceded in death by her parents and infant son; Michael.
A memorial service will be held at Rehoboth Baptist Church, 2450 King Road, in Claremore, OK 74019, on Tuesday, July 31, 2012 at 11 a.m. with Pastor Wayne Keely officiating.
Condolences may be sent to the family for Roberta at www.lamberttatman.com.    
 

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