Obituary of Roberta Sprinkle
Roberta Ann Sprinkle
April 8, 1933 ~ August 28, 2019
Roberta Ann Sprinkle, 86, of Peru, passed away at 5:05 p.m. on Wednesday, August 28, 2019, at Blair Ridge Health Campus in Peru. She was born in Windfall, Indiana, on April 8, 1933, to Everett and Orpha Pearl (Bannon) Summers. On April 4, 1952, she married Roy D. Sprinkle, and he preceded her in death on December 12, 2014.
Roberta graduated from Windfall High School in 1951, and married the love of her life just a year later.
Roberta worked as a homemaker and as a farmer with her husband for 40 years, retiring in 1990. Roberta enjoyed studying her genealogy and solving crossword and jigsaw puzzles. She was an avid reader and loved reading Civil War history and mystery novels. Roberta will be remembered as an outgoing, friendly and social woman who loved both the company of others and simply enjoying life.
Survivors include her two daughters, Debra Houze, Leesburg, Becky Casella, Charlotte, NC; son, David Sprinkle. Bloomington; three grandsons, Alex Houze, Nick (Leann) Houze, and Drew (Malia) Casella; granddaughter, Sarah Casella; great-grandson, Alden Houze; great-granddaughter, Annsley Houze; sister, Sandy Lefebvre; as well as several nieces, nephews and cousins on both sides of her family.
In addition to her parents and loving husband, Roberta was preceded in death by three brothers, Charles Summers, Boyd (Pat) Summers and Bob (Dot) Summers; and sister, Imogene Whisler.
The family will receive visitors from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, September 3, 2019, at Needham-Storey-Wampner Funeral Service, Rybolt Chapel, 314 North Washington Street, Swayzee, IN.
Immediately following the time of visitation, a service to celebrate Roberta's life will begin at 1:00 p.m. Burial will take place at Knox Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be directed to Peru Library, 102 E Main St, Peru, IN 46970.
Memories may be shared online at www.nswcares.com.
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