Roberta Meddleton, 95, Rochester
Roberta Burgess Meddle-ton, 95, of Kasson went to be with her Lord on Friday, March 24, 2017 while a patient at Mayo Clinic Hospital-Roch-ester, St. Marys Campus.
Roberta was born on Sept. 4, 1921 in Mantorville, Minn. She was the second oldest
of 11 children. She married Wilford Burgess on Jan. 3, 1940. They had six children. She was very involved in op-erating the family farm and raising her family.
Wilford passed away in February, 1979. Late in life, she married Bernie Meddle-ton, and enjoyed 28 years of marriage with him until he passed away in December, 2010.
Roberta was known for her great cooking and hospitality of friends, family and guests. She also enjoyed gardening, sewing, needlework and dec-orating.
She was a member of the First Congregational Church in Mantorville from the time she was born and was in-volved in many church activi-ties, including being a deacon. She was also quite active in the community she loved as a member of the Eastern Star, Meals on Wheels and volun-teering at the Mantorville Welcome Center.
Roberta was known for her generosity and kindness to family, friends and those in need. She was also known to be a beautiful person inside and out.
Roberta is survived by siblings, Klaus Alberts, Jr., Nadine Larson, Arlene Franz and Carolyn Holmquist; children Brenda (John) Rud, Douglas (Jan) Burgess, Kath-leen (Jim) Jensen, Dennis
(Nancy) Burgess, Vicki (Gary) Hoffbauer and Robyn (Da-vid) Kruchten; step-children Margie (Pat) Coronal and Pat (Patty) Meddleton.
Roberta is also survived by many grandchildren and step-grandchildren spanning five generations.
A memorial service was held Wednesday, March 29, with Pastor Brian Egelston officiating. Burial was at Evergreen Cemetery, Man-torville.
Memorial gifts may be given to the First Congrega-tional Church in her memory. Dibble Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Kasson was in charge of arrange-ments.
Online condolences may be shared at www.dibblefuneral-home.com.