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home : obituaries : obituaries August 20, 2017

1/23/2017 5:00:00 AM
Roberta Heath
June 6, 1937 - Jan. 21, 2017

Roberta "Bobbi Bear" Heath, 79, Winamac, and formerly of Rochester, passed away at 1 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017, at Hickory Creek of Winamac.

She was born on June 6, 1937, in Chicago, Ill., the daughter of Raymond Robert and Emma (Wyant) Hannaway. On June 29, 1977, at Grand River Reservation in Canada, she married Basil F. "Chief White Eagle" Heath. He preceded her in death on Jan. 24, 2011.

Roberta had worked as a sales manager in a department store in Chicago, Ill., for many years. She enjoyed crafts, doll making, bead work and ceramics.

Survivors include her son, Kenneth Lone Eagle and wife Linda, Knox; grandchildren, Kenny Mathew Eagle and wife Clare, Walkerton, Randy Tolson, Knox, Jonathan Tolson, Winamac, Kimberly Moffat Campbell, Louisville, Ky.; great-grandchild Rebecca Campbell, Louisville, Ky.; brother Gerald Houck, Westminster, Colo.; sister Ethel Chambers, Thousand Oaks, Calif. She was preceded in death by her parents and son.

No services are scheduled at this time. Arrangements are by Zimmerman Bros. Funeral Home, Rochester. Online condolences may be expressed at

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