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Roberta Graves

August 28, 1932 — June 1, 2015

Roberta Graves

Roberta "Bobbie" Graves, 82, loving wife, mother, and grandmother, passed away Monday, June 1, 2015 at Windsor Place in Coffeyville, Kansas. A lifetime resident of Coffeyville, Bobbie was born on August 28, 1932, the daughter of James F. Fansler and Florence P. Fansler Green. She graduated from Field Kindley High School in 1950. She married Jack R. Graves a few months later on November 17, 1950. This marriage union was blessed with four children.

She was a homemaker and enjoyed cooking, baking, and serving the needs of her family. Hobbies include sewing, embroidery; and she had a green thumb for house plants. While her children were growing up, she was actively involved in the PTA at both Whittier and Garfield Schools. Roberta was a member of the First Assembly of God in Coffeyville for nearly 70 years, where she served the Lord as a Sunday school teacher, one of the leaders for the Women's Ministry, choir member, and special meals coordinator for funerals and weddings.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, and two siblings, Jean Cary and Don Fansler. Roberta is survived by her children, David Graves and wife Laura of Dodge City, KS, Brenda Pile and husband Ray of Fredonia, KS, Richard Graves and wife Krisiti of Kansas City, MO, and Mike Peck and wife Marlyce of Coffeyville, KS; twelve grandchildren and twelve great grandchildren; one brother, David Fansler of Coffeyville, KS; Jack's sister, Rachel Martin and husband James "Bud" of Coffeyville; and numerous nieces, nephews and extended family.

Visitation will be held on Friday, June 5, 2015 from 12:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Ford-Wulf-Bruns Chapel in Coffeyville. Family will greet friends Friday evening at the funeral home from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. A Celebration of Roberta's life will be held Saturday, June 6, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. at the First Assembly of God Church, 1504 W 8th, Coffeyville, KS. Interment will follow at Fairview Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made payable to the First Assembly of God; these may also be left with the funeral home.


Ford-Wulf-Bruns Chapel
2405 Woodland Ave
Coffeyville, KS  67337
Friday, June 5, 2015
Noon to 8pm Family 6 to 8pm


Funeral Service

First Assembly Of God Church
1504 W 8th St
Coffeyville, KS  67337
Saturday, June 6, 2015
10:00 am


Fairview Cemetery
Coffeyville, KS  67337
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