Roberta Agnes McKendry

November 4, 1935 ~ June 14, 2022 (age 86)


Roberta Agnes McKendry

Born: November 4, 1935

Married Daniel B. McKendry Sr. March 3, 1963

She grew up in Beverly, Il and lived many years in Dolton, Il.  She and her husband purchased a lot on Bass Lake in 1965 and built a home there in 1973.  They have been permanent residents at Bass Lake since 1987.  Spending their later years wintering at La Copa Inn on South Padre Island, TX.

Roberta worked as a secretary for the Chicago Port Authority, Oakland Memory Lanes Cemetery in Dolton, IL and the Clerks Office for Starke County, Knox, Indiana.  For many years she attended St. Thomas Aquinas Parish Knox, Indiana. 

She loved playing games of all kinds, especially cards.  She enjoyed walking on the beach collecting seashells and eating seafood.  Roberta loved watching football, Wheel of Fortune and NCIS. She was very proud of her children and grandchildren and was a cheerleader for them all.  But above all she loved spending time with family and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents: Robert and Rose Dusold; brother, Robert Dusold, Jr.; sister- in-law, Joan Hegg and nephew, Daniel Reichert.

Surviving her are her daughter, Rita Reeves and husband, Mike.  Her son, Daniel McKendry, Jr. and his wife, Susan. Her grandchildren, Madison Binkowski and her husband, John.  Mikey Reeves and his wife, Morgan.  Mitchell McKendry, Nathan Reeves, Margaret Reeves, Danny McKendry and Joshua McKendry.  Her sisters: Elizabeth Carwile of San Antonio, Tx; Marie Singer of Las Vegas, NV and Geraldine Reichert of Seneca, South Carolina.  Brother-in-law, Dr. David Hegg of Kankakee, IL.  She was aunt to 7 Nieces, 11 Nephews and many great nieces and nephews and cousins.

Her presence will be missed, but her spirit of love and memory of her laughter will live on in our hearts.  "...Love doesn't die, people do.  So when all that is left of me is love, give me away."...Merrit Malloy 

Funeral mass at St Cyril & Methodius Church in North Judson, Indiana, July 6, 2022 at 11 AM with Father Terry Bennis officiating. 

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Funeral Mass
July 6, 2022

11:00 AM
St Cyril & Methodius Church
303 Keller Ave
North Judson, IN 46366
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