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Roberta Anne Poage
February 27, 1941 ~ August 7, 2023 (age 82) 82 Years Old
Roberta Anne (Willis) Poage passed away on August 7, 2023.
Roberta was born in Seattle on February 27, 1941 to Harold and Anna Belle Willis. Following the death of her mother she was raised by her aunt and uncle Allen and Maude Willis of Cle Elum.
Roberta graduated from Cle Elum high School in 1959 and married Ken Poage that same year. They had three children Nancy (Dave) Johnson, Easton Washington, Audrey (Ron) Foster, Boulder Colorado and Shelly (Ty) Martinell, Cle Elum Washington.
Roberta was blessed with four grandchildren Ricky, Renee, and Steven Foster of Boulder Colorado and Chris Shanteau of Cle Elum Washington as well as one great-granddaughter Ariana Shanteau, Ronald Washington.
Bert had a lifelong interest in antiques and maintained a shop until the day she died.
Roberta was pre deceased by her parents Harold and Annabelle Willis, and Allen and Maude Willis, her brothers Harold and Keith Willis and sister Billie Myers and lost her daughter Audrey to ALS (Lou Gehrig's disease) in March of 2000.
The family suggests donations in lieu of flowers to the Muscular Dystrophy Association for ALS research or any animal charity. Roberta was wonderful mother, daughter and friend and she will be missed.
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