Margo Kelsey Roberts, 69, former BP business person
Margo Roberts, age 69, passed away Friday, Jan. 18, 2019 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Rochester.
She was born July 2, 1949 in Wichita, Kan., to J.F. and Marilyn and was the oldest of three children. Margo grew up in Fort Smith, Ark., and graduated from Northside High school in 1967. Margo went on to study Chemistry at Lindenwood College, graduating with a B.A. in 1971. She later earned a Master of Arts in Cell Biology from the University of Kansas in 1971.
Margo would pursue a career in Electron Microscopy at the University of Iowa, and then the Mayo Clinic, in Rochester before leaving to join her husband managing the family owned businesses.
While a student at Lindenwood College in St Louis, Margo met her future husband, Richard Roberts whom she married in 1972 and had three children. They were married for 35 years. In the course of their marriage, they founded a successful Chiropractic practice with locations in Dodge Center and Blooming Prairie, as well as a real estate business, which rehabilitated around 70 homes and apartment complexes across southeast Minnesota. In recent years, Margo joined her son’s digital marketing agency as lead content editor.
The funeral service was held Friday, Jan. 25, 2019, at the United Methodist Church in Dodge Center with Rev. Linda Boorman officiating. Interment was in Riverside Cemetery.Blessed be her memory.
Funeral arrangements were handled by Czaplewski Funeral Home at www.czaplewskifuneralhomescom.