Betty J. Roberts


OREGON – Betty J. Roberts, 91, lifelong Oregon resident, died Friday May 17, 2019 in Pinecrest Manor, Mount Morris. Born Sept. 5, 1927 in Adeline, the daughter of John and Catherine (Meyer) Ennenga.

Married to John Clapper March 2, 1946; he died in 1960. She then married Lester Roberts in 1963. Betty operated a babysitting and daycare service in her home and was a member of East Oregon Chapel of the Church of God. She enjoyed traveling to Florida, yard work, and cooking for and celebrating the holidays with her grandchildren.

Survived by her son, James (Bobbie) Roberts of Leaf River; daughter, Debra (George) Cox of Mount Morris; many grandchildren; many great grandchildren; several great-great grandchildren; brother, Curt (Gloria) Ennenga of Mount Morris; and sisters, Mary (Dean) Shook of Davis Junction, Shirley (Roger) Unger of Rochelle and Katie Ennenga of Oregon. Also predeceased by her parents; daughters, Gloria Pritchard and Barbara Davis; son, John "Huck" Clapper; grandchildren, Stephanie Bormes and Shelly Shelton; brothers, John and Roy Ennenga; and infant siblings; and special friend, Jack Riegel.

A Memorial Service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday June 1 in East Oregon Chapel, Church of God preceded by a visitation beginning at 10 a.m. Pastor John Guthrie, of the church, will officiate. Burial at a later date in Daysville Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the family. Farrell-Holland-Gale Funeral Home, Oregon assisted the family with arrangements.