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Roberta Michels

Roberta Ann (Kjellerson) Michels, 73, died Tuesday, June 13, 2017, at the Turtle Lake Community Memorial Hospital. Funeral service will be held Monday, June 19, 2017, at 11:00 a.m. at the Askew Funeral Home, Cavalier, ND. Visitation will take place for one hour before the time of services. Burial will be in the Cavalier Cemetery.
Roberta was born on July 17, 1943, to Earnest and Maxine (Johnson) Kjellerson-Hanson. In 1962, Roberta married the love of her life, John Michels in Bisbee, ND. Roberta worked at Motor Coach Industries for 33 years until her retirement in 2008.
Roberta enjoyed playing softball, golf, and curling in her young adult life. She also enjoyed camping and gardening. Roberta loved to dance with her high school sweetheart and husband, John. Family and friends were Roberta's passion and delight.
Survivors include her daughters: Polly (Brian) Wolf, Fargo, ND; and Sandra (Mike) Tomlinson, Turtle Lake, ND; grandchildren: Elisa, Erika, Stefan, Joshua, John, Myles, and Marcus; five great-granchildren; two sisters; one brother; and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, John; daughter, Barbara; and sister, Barbara.

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My sincere sympathy to all of Robertas family. We worked for many years together at MCI. We had a lot of laughs with both your Mom and Dad. Her family was her main love in life. I am sure you have great memories that will help at this difficult time. Keeping you all in my thoughts and prayers.

Cheryl Hanson Wenstad Jun 18 2017 12:00 AM

Polly and family, I am so sorry for your loss. May God's loving spirit help you through this tough time.

Regina Stevenson Jun 15 2017 12:00 AM

Polly, Sandy & Families, Our deepest sympathy to all of you at this sad and difficult time. I will always remember working with your Mom at MCI and on their anniversary your Dad would send her a rose for each year-she was the envy of the production department. Now they are able to celebrate again as hard as it will be for her to be gone her faith kept her strong through so much. Let those who surround you provide comfort, strength and love. GOD bless Roberta's memory and GOD bless all of you. Don & Michelle Murray

Don & Michelle Murray Jun 14 2017 12:00 AM